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ERIC Number: ED571572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISBN: N/A
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Effects of a Technology-Friendly Education Program on Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions and Learning Styles
Kim, Dong-Joong; Choi, Sang-Ho
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS), Education Technologies (ICEduTECH), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE) (Melbourne, Australia, Dec 6-8, 2016)
A technology-friendly teacher education program can make pre-service teachers more comfortable with using technology from laggard to innovator and change their learning styles in which they prefer the use of technology in teaching. It is investigated how a technology-friendly mathematics education program, which provided 49 pre-service teachers an opportunity to conduct technology-based class activities and to develop teaching materials using technology, affects their perceptions about technology and learning styles. Results showed that participants were more highly receptive to be an innovator or early adopter which means they are more eager for using technology as a teaching tool. This implies that teachers' perceptions and learning styles can be potential, sustainable, and possible variables to be changed for meaningful teaching with technology. [For full proceedings, see ED571459.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea (Seoul)