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


International Educational Technology Conference IETC, Illinois, United States Of America, 3 - 05 September 2014, vol.176, pp.371-377 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 176
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.484
  • City: Illinois
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.371-377
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


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.