Share Paper: Barrier and Facilitators of Information and Communications Technologies Usage for In-Classroom Teaching

  1. Becky Leshem, Achva Academic College, Israel
  2. Orit AVidov-Unger, Achva Academic College, Israel
  3. Adva Margaliot, Achva Academic College, Israel
  4. Etty Grobgeld, Achva Academic College, Israel
Wednesday, March 20 2:05-2:25 PM Santa Monica 2

Abstract: The study examined the perceptions of 22 experienced teacher educators regarding their teaching quality in a special ICT enhanced classroom, designed for teacher training. The goal of the study was to explore experienced teachers ICT-based teaching experience in relation to their perceptions of barriers and facilitators towards teaching in an ICT enhanced environment after a full academic year of using ICT in the classroom. To achieve this we conducted a qualitative analysis of data collected using structured personal interviews. Findings analysis revealed that experienced teachers feel that their own pedagogical and technological knowledge and self-efficacy serve as the major factors ...