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ERIC Number: EJ1097647
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
Effects of Teachers' Information Literacy on Lifelong Learning and School Effectiveness
Feng, Liu; Ha, Jih-Lian
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v12 n6 p1653-1663 Jun 2016
Technology change is a key factor in the change of lifestyles in the society in the 21st century. The rapid alternation of computers, the Internet, and smart phones has human beings live in the information-built environment. Information technology is also applied to measure the modernization of a nation. A lot of countries even list computer learning as a primary course in the compulsory education, as the one mastering the latest information in the information flood could dominate everything and present better competitiveness in the world. Such a trend reflects on the education, especially the informatized administrative environments and information integrated instruction in schools, because convenient network information enhances interpersonal interaction breaking through traditional restrictions of space and time. Aiming at the teachers of universities in Fujian Province, total 500 copies of questionnaires are distributed, and 276 valid copies are collected, with the retrieval rate 55%. The research results show significant correlations between 1. information literacy and lifelong learning, 2. lifelong learning and school effectiveness, and 3. information literacy and school effectiveness. This study could help educational sectors better understand the current situation and discover the encountered problems and challenges. Based on such situations, suggestions are provided for education sectors. In addition to the academic contribution, this study also presents the value for practical reference.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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