Preservice teachers' perceptions of an ICT-rich learning environment. Development of an instrument

Adam Handelzalts, Ellen van den Berg, Geesje van Slochteren, S.G.M. Verdonschot

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Abstract

This article reports the development of an instrument to measure preservice teachers’ perceptions of the Study Landscape (SLS), which is an ICT-infused learning environment that encourages preservice teachers to direct their own learning to build a two-way relationship between theory and teaching practice. This study comprised a qualitative and quantitative part. Six factors derived from interviews with users formed the basis of the instrument: (1) Support of Learners’ Initiatives; (2) Support of Information Searches; (3) Support of Interaction; (4) Relationship with Fellow Students; (5) Relationship with Teacher Educators; and (6) Relationship with SLS Staff. Once developed, the questionnaire was responded to by 186 students. Analysis of the data supported five out of six factors.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)131-144
Number of pages14
JournalLearning environments research
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • IR-67963
  • METIS-243494
  • Constructivist learning environment - Instrument construction - Questionnaire - Student perceptions - Teacher education

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