ERIC Number: EJ1168012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
ICT in Education: Evaluating the Concerns of the In-Service Students of Fiji National University
Dubey, Akash D.
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, v12 n4 Article 4 p37-50 2016
In recent times, most of the developing countries have concentrated themselves on evolving with the help of Information and Communication Technologies, Republic of Fiji being one of them. Fiji National University, one of the leading universities in Fiji has been playing a very important role for the development of the country. In this paper, the author has evaluated and analyzed the concerns of the in-service students who are studying in Fiji National University. This paper follows the Concern-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) model to evaluate the stages of concern of 109 in-service students who are pursuing Bachelor of Education degree and also teach in primary and secondary schools in Fiji. The results showed that the in-service students have high concerns on the self-oriented levels. The results also exhibited a pattern between teaching experience of these in-service students and their stages of concern. Based on the analysis of results, the necessary steps have been recommended for the development of ICT in education.
Descriptors: Information Technology, Teaching Experience, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Teacher Role, Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes, Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Fiji
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stages of Concern Questionnaire
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