Share Paper: Preparing the next generation for effective technology integration in education: Teacher educators’ perspective

  1. Müge Adnan, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Turkey
  2. Jo Tondeur, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Wednesday, June 27 12:00-12:20 PM De Dam 2

Abstract: Teachers are challenged with new ways of teaching in digital age. Few studies have examined the impact of teacher educators’ ICT characteristics and support they provide to prepare future teachers for ICT integration. Aim of this mixed-method study was to explore both the ICT profile of teacher educators based on their attitudes towards ICT, their ICT competencies and the support they provide to their student teachers. Participants were 44 teacher educators in a medium-sized state university in Turkey. Data analysis conducted at micro and meso levels of the SQD model on preparing pre-service teachers to integrate technology in education. Findings ...