El uso de las TIC y herramientas de la web 2.0 por maestros portugueses de la educación primaria y educación especial: la importancia de las competencias personales

Translated title of the contribution: Use of ITC and 2.0 Web tools by Portuguese teachers of primary and special education: the importance of the personal competences

Carla García, Paulo Días, Antonio Sorte, Julian Díaz-Pérez, Ana Rita Leal, Mario Gandra

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Abstract

This study aims to analyze the role of personal skills as attitudes and self-efficacy in relation to the use of Information Technology and Communication (ICT) and Web 2.0 tools among teachers from the Regular and Special Education. It was used a quantitative methodology with a sample of 200 Portuguese Primary and Special Education teachers. Data was collected about ICT and Web 2.0 tools use, a Self-Efficacy Scale in Relation to Computer and the Attitudes toward Computers in Education Scale and a Scale about Computer Use. Results suggest that most teachers use ICT in their daily personal and professional tasks, as well as Web 2.0 tools, being the most frequent the YouTube and Blogs by Primary Education teachers and Special Education teachers. Inferential studies allow us to check differences in attitudes and self-efficacy in terms of personal and professional variables. The obtained data were analyzed considering implications for teacher education and suggestions for further studies.
Translated title of the contributionUse of ITC and 2.0 Web tools by Portuguese teachers of primary and special education: the importance of the personal competences
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)241-255
Number of pages15
JournalProfesorado
Volume18
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Attitudes
  • Information technology and Communication
  • Self-efficacy
  • Teachers

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