Status of Ict in Schools of Teacher Education: Deans' Views

Goktas Y., Yildirim Z., Yildirim S.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.33, no.149, pp.30-50, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 149
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-50


This study presents the survey findings about the status of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools of teacher education (SsTE) in regard to ICT resources and methods of their usage, planning and in-service training, sufficiency level of physical and human resources, and main barriers and enablers of ICT integration. The data were collected from 51 of the 63 deans of SsTE in Turkey through a questionnaire. The findings indicated that despite the differences among SsTE, the resources Eire not sufficient in general. The results also showed that in order to profit from ICT in an efficent way, SsTE do not benefit from technology planning, in-service trainings and related institutional arrangements at adequate levels.