The Use of Online Technologies in Primary Teacher Education Course

Dr Wan Ng
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Lecturers and students in the primary pre-service teacher education course at La Trobe University make use of online technologies, including the online management system WebCT, in different ways for teaching and learning. This paper presents findings of an investigation into the students’ attitudes toward the use of online technologies in promoting learning and social interactions, and the perceptions of the effectiveness of the WebCT and World Wide Web in their teacher education course. Implications for teaching in teacher education courses will be discussed.

Keywords: Primary Teacher education, WebCT, World Wide Web, Attitudes towards online technologies
Stream: Technology in Education
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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Dr Wan Ng

Science education lecturer, School of Educational Studies, La Trobe University

Ref: T06P0107