EFFECTS OF EDUCATIONAL BELIEFS ON ATTITUDES TOWARDS USING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES


Onen A. S.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, sa.43, ss.353-361, 2012 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 43
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.353-361

Özet

This study, aiming to determine the relationship between pre-service teachers' beliefs about education and their attitudes towards utilizing computers and internet, is a descriptive study in scanning model. The sampling of the study consisted of 270 pre-service teachers. The potential relationship between the beliefs of pre-service teachers about education and their attitudes towards using computers and internet was analyzed and the results were evaluated. The study concluded that there are positive significant relationships between pre-service teachers' beliefs about education and their attitudes towards using internet and computers. It was found that there are positive significant relations also between the progressivism, reconstructionism and existentialism sub-dimensions of the scale of beliefs about education and their attitudes towards computers. Additionally, the attitudes of pre-service teachers towards using internet and the progressivism, reconstructionism and existentialism sub-dimensions of the scale of beliefs about education were found to have positive significant relationships.