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ERIC Number: EJ979696
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1300-5340
Effects of Educational Beliefs on Attitudes towards Using Computer Technologies
Onen, Aysem Seda
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, v43 p353-361 2012
This study, aiming to determine the relationship between pre-service teachers' beliefs about education and their attitudes towards utilizing computers and internet, is a descriptive study in scanning model. The sampling of the study consisted of 270 pre-service teachers. The potential relationship between the beliefs of pre-service teachers about education and their attitudes towards using computers and internet was analyzed and the results were evaluated. The study concluded that there are positive significant relationships between pre-service teachers' beliefs about education and their attitudes towards using internet and computers. It was found that there are positive significant relations also between the progressivism, reconstructionism and existentialism sub-dimensions of the scale of beliefs about education and their attitudes towards computers. Additionally, the attitudes of pre-service teachers towards using internet and the progressivism, reconstructionism and existentialism sub-dimensions of the scale of beliefs about education were found to have positive significant relationships. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey