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Short-term ICT Training Program for Non-Computer Science Major Teachers in Developing Countries for Improving ICT Teaching Efficacy
- Jeon, Yongju (Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education) ;
- Song, Ki-Sang (Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education)
- Received : 2018.05.08
- Accepted : 2018.05.21
- Published : 2018.06.30
The purpose of this study is to develop a short-term ICT training course that helps teachers from non-computing disciplines in developing countries acquire flipped-learning content creation skills. A field application is performed by applying the developed ICT training course to secondary school teachers of non-ICT subject specialisms in Laos. In the field study, participating teachers' teaching efficacy on ICT and satisfaction toward the training course are measured. The result of t-test on ICT teaching efficacy showed statistically significant increases in teachers' self-efficacy related to ICT use, both personal efficacy and outcome expectancy. The satisfaction survey performed after training showed that trainees were highly satisfied with the training course. The results of this field study could be used to propose a short-term teacher education model that could be applicable to teachers in other developing countries.
ICT Teacher Training;Non-major Teachers of Developing Countries;ICT Teaching Efficacy
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