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ERIC Number: ED533574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Using Technology in Pre-School Education
Can-Yasar, Munevver; Inal, Gozde; Uyanik, Ozgun; Kandir, Adalet
Online Submission, US-China Education Review A 4 p375-383 2012
Technology is the collection of machines, processes, methods, transactions, systems, administration and supervision mechanism, which serves as a bridge between science and practice and helps meet human needs using available information, materials, sources and energy. The developments in technology and educational aims follow a parallelism, which requires the use of technological products at different education levels to improve thinking and learning forms. It is imperative that children are introduced to technology starting from pre-school ages. An education setting surrounded by suitable technological products both promote, the children's development and increases motivation to learn. With this respect, this study was carried out to investigate the contribution of technology to children's developmental areas, technology use in pre-school ages, the role of educators in technology use in pre-school ages, and to increase consciousness drawing attention to the topic since limited number of research with limited scope was found in literature.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A