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ERIC Number: ED501432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Challenges in Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology: Lessons to be Learned from Research
Baslanti, Ugur
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET v5 n1 article 4 Jan 2006
Today one of the most challenging factors for teachers and schools of education around the world is technology. With the advent of new technological tools; educators, parents, politicians, and administrators are seeking alternative ways of successfully educating the new generations to use these new technologies in their daily lives and to develop new skills to better compete with others. This task, of course, requires teachers who have the knowledge and skills to integrate these technologies in their curricula. Research shows that colleges of education are not doing their jobs effectively in preparing such teachers. This article focuses on research findings that address this issue and attempts to extract lessons that could be useful for other teacher education programs all around the world. The article concludes that there is a growing need of research studies which reports the currently utilized technologies and their impacts on the education and training of teacher candidates.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A