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ERIC Number: EJ1022937
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
The Relationship between Attitudes of Prospective Physical Education Teachers towards Education Technologies and Computer Self-Efficacy Beliefs
Kalemoglu Varol, Yaprak
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v13 n2 p157-167 Apr 2014
The aim of research is to investigate the relationship between attitudes of prospective physical education teacher towards education technologies and their computer self-efficacy beliefs. Relational research method has been used in the study. Study group consists of 337 prospective physical education teachers ("M"[subscript age] = 21.57 ± 1.72) in total, as 169 girl (50.1%) and 168 male (49.9%) students who get their education in the physical education department of four university. As tool of collecting data, "Technology Attitude Scale" and "Computer Self-Efficacy Belief Scale" have been used. In analysis, deductional statistics such as t-test belong to arithmetic mean differences, one-way analysis of variance, and correlation and regression analysis in independent groups alongside descriptive statistics. In research, it has been specified that attitudes towards education technologies has a medium level effect in on self-efficacy belief. It has also been seen that variables which constitute the sub-dimension of attitude towards technology explained 11% of total variance. In addition, it has been established that attitudes of prospective physical education teacher towards education technologies and their computer self-efficacy beliefs are in high level. While it has not been seen a meaningful difference in attitude towards technology depending on level of using computer and gender, it has been seen a meaningful difference according to having computer and class. On the other hand, it has not been seen a meaningful depending on gender in belief of computer self-sufficiency, it has been meaningful differences according to having computer variables and computer using level.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey