ICT IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS: TEACHERS' INSTRUCTIONAL, MANAGERIAL AND PERSONAL USE MATTERS


Kuskaya Mumcu F., USLUEL Y.

TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, cilt.9, sa.1, ss.98-106, 2010 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.98-106

Özet

The focus of this study is to determine the teachers' usage of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in vocational and technical schools in Turkey according to their age, level of education, opportunity of access to computers and ways of learning to use computers. Study group of the research was four hundred and sixteen teachers from vocational and technical schools in Turkey. Data were obtained a questionnaire which was designed by the researchers. One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to analyze the data. The results of the analysis reveal that teachers use ICT most frequently for managerial purposes, and the least for instructional purposes and there is a significant difference in teachers' usage of ICT based on their ages, level of education, opportunity of access to computers, ways of learning to use computers. Level of education appears as the variable which has the greatest effect on teachers' purposes of using ICT.