Search results for author:"Teemu Valtonen"
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Net generation at social software: Challenging assumptions, clarifying relationships and raising implications for learning
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 49, No. 6 (2010) pp. 210–219
This paper takes as its starting point assumptions about use of information and communication technology (ICT) by people born after 1983, the so called net generation. The focus of the paper is on social networking. A questionnaire survey was...
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...
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...
The impact of authentic learning experiences with ICT on pre-service teachers' intentions to use ICT for teaching and learning
Computers & Education Vol. 81, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 49–58
This research focuses on how experiences of learning with ICT in pedagogically meaningful ways can affect pre-service teachers' intentions to use ICT for teaching and learning. The research is based on the framework of the theory of planned...
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...
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...
Pre-Service Teachers' Experiences of ICT in Daily Life and in Educational Contexts and Their Proto-Technological Pedagogical Knowledge
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 4 (2016) pp. 919–943
Many pre-service teachers are members of the net generation and are expected to be familiar with different ICTs, yet several studies have indicated that they are not necessarily able to use them for teaching and learning. The notion of teachers'...