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Education and Information Technologies Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 763–779
This study focuses on upper secondary and vocational level teachers as users of social software i.e. what software they use during their leisure and work and for what purposes they use software in teaching. The study is theorised within a...
Best of Finland: Perspectives for the Pre-service Teachers’ Readiness to Take Advantage of ICT in Education
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 667–674
This paper focuses on first-year pre-service teachers’ readiness to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. Readiness to use ICT in education is studied as part of 21st century skills, where the role of ICT is emphasised....
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 431–439
This research focuses on students’ perceptions of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) use in higher education. This research focuses on students’ perceptions of their teachers’ knowledge and attitudes as ICT-skilled teachers and how...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 742–748
The Finnish high school system in rural areas is facing challenges because of a decreasing number of the students. This situation places new emphasis on online learning. Online learning offers new possibilities for high schools to provide equal...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (2011) pp. 3–18
The research reported here is concerned with a critical examination of some of the assumptions concerning the "Net Generation" capabilities of 74 first-year student teachers in a Finnish university. There are assumptions that: (i) Net Generation...
Mikko Vesisenaho; Teemu Valtonen; Jari Kukkonen; Sari Havu-Nuutinen; Anu Hartikainen; Sirpa Karkkainen
Science Education International Vol. 21, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 272–283
Schools are facing challenges to meet the demands of the information society and the student generation of today. Not only are students carrying their mobile phones everywhere, they are also familiar with different online environments, especially...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 2 (April 2018) pp. 174–182
The aim of this paper is to provide insights into differences between pre-service teachers based on the areas of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) and the areas of theory of planned behaviour (TPB) in the context of using...
Pre-Service Teachers' Experiences of Scaffolded Learning in Science through a Computer Supported Collaborative Inquiry
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 2 (2016) pp. 349–371
Scaffolding helps the novice to accomplish a task goal or solve a problem that otherwise would be beyond unassisted efforts. Scaffolding firstly aims to support the learner in accomplishing the task and secondly in learning from the task and...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul 24, 2017)
Twenty-first century skills have attracted significant attention in recent years. Student of today and the future are expected to have the skills necessary for collaborating, problem solving, creative and innovative thinking, and the ability to take ...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 732–739
This article focuses on personal learning environments (PLEs). The idea with PLEs is to put students in a more central position in the learning process by allowing them to design their own learning environments and by emphasising the self-regulated...
Erkko Sointu; Teemu Valtonen; Jari Kukkonen; Sirpa Kärkkäinen; Teija Koskela; Susanna Pöntinen; Päivi Rosenius; Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 3067–3074
This study investigated how pre-service teachers’ knowledge to apply Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education can be enhanced. Pre-service teachers (N = 115) were asked to design a lesson in teams as part of a course titled...
Teemu Valtonen; Jari Kukkonen; Erkko Sointu; Susanna Pöntinen; Tom Stehlik; Piia Näykki; Anne Virtanen; Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1755–1763
This study focuses on pre-service teachers’ readiness and willingness to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education. The study was conducted using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) focusing on attitudes, subjective norms,...
Teemu Valtonen; Erkko Sointu; Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl; Päivi Häkkinen; Sanna Järvelä; Arto Ahonen; Piia Näykki; Jari Kukkonen; Jaana Isohätälä; Johanna Pöysä-Tarhonen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) p. 3104
Teacher education has an important role in preparing new teachers with adequate 21st century skills, i.e. skills for learning, creative and critical thinking, collaboration, also for the ability to take advances of ICT. However, the current teacher...
Joke Voogt; Teemu Valtonen; Erkko Sointu; Sini Kontkanen; Jari Kukkonen; Susanna Pöntinen; Jo Tondeur; Fazilat Siddiq; Ronny Scherer; Evrim Baran; Anneke Smits; Roland Bruijn; Henk La Roi; Floor van Renssen; Heleen Vellekoop; Lieke van Velze; Lin Zhang; Josh Rosenberg
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2499–2502
This contribution presents and discusses factors that affect (future) teachers uses of technology in their teaching in Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and China. The contributions provide insights in teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content...