Social studies pre-service teachers' views about technology literacy


4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.36-40 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.063
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-40


In this study, views of the social studies pre-service teachers about technology and technology literacy are presented focusing on the role of technology in 21st century and in our lives and importance of the social studies pre-service teachers in training technologically literate citizens. This study was conducted in a state university in Turkey. Ten senior students were selected. The data were collected from February 2009 through March 2010. The primary source of the data included semi-structured interviews. By using the content analysis, the discourse was systematically observed based on various coding categories.