The examination of prospective teachers' information and communication technology usage and online communication self-efficacy levels in Turkey


DEMİR Ö. , YURDUGÜL H.

International Educational Technology Conference IETC, Illinois, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 3 - 05 Eylül 2014, cilt.176, ss.371-377 identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 176
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.484
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Illinois
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.371-377

Özet

The concept of readiness to e-learning necessitates students possess a number of competencies, two of which are their ICT usage and online communication self-efficacy levels. Thus, in current research prospective teachers' ICT usage and communication self-efficacy levels with respect to some demographic variables were explored. 1693 volunteer prospective teachers constituted the sampling of the study. In present study, there were two scales, whose reliability coefficients are respectively .894, and 846. With regard to findings, it appeared that solely grade level has no statistically significant influence on prospective teacher' online communication self-efficacy levels. Further findings are discussed in the full paper. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.