Improving Preservice Teachers’ Self-Efficacy on Technology Integration through Service Learning

ID: 51971 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Liyan Song, Towson University, United States

Thursday, March 29 3:00-3:20 PM Location: Bell View on map

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Abstract: The paper reports an action research that investigated preservice teachers’ service-learning experiences in an elementary school As part of the service-learning project requirement in an Educational Technology course, the preservice teachers were asked to work in an elementary school to provide service to the technology teacher and the school students utilizing what they had learned in the university course The findings of the research indicated that the preservice teachers improved their self-efficacy on technology competency, strengthened their beliefs in technology integration in future classroom instructions, and enhanced understanding of the role of technology in education through their service-learning project

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