ln this work an approach is conducted to the application of the lnformation and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education, by the means of a quantitative study in the scholar year of 2003/2004, applied at the 21 schools with 2.nd and 3.rd Cycles of the Basic Education, linked to the Center of the Educational Area of Viseu. This work took place before the introduction the curricular implementation of the discipline of ICT in the 9.th and 10.th grades. Before the presentation of the empiric study, a small review of the actual situation of the relationship between ICT and education is made, being pointed out the relationships that are considered important to promote an effective use of these technologies for the teachers and for the schools. The study is based on the statistical treatment of data, collected by inquiries applied to teachers Directors of Classes and members of the management board, that makes possible a global vision of the state of the schools, the technological means existent, the sensibility and the conceptions of the teachers in face of using ICT, the degree of satisfaction and frequency of utilization, namely in relation to the pedagogical practices and the integration of these technologies at the levei of Curricular Class Projects. Paired with the presentation of results, the main conclusions are registered, being also reported, at the end of the study, some general conclusions.
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|Revista Portuguesa de Investigação Educacional
|Published - 1 Jan 2005