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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 4, No. 1 (2008) open journal systems 


Teaching using information and communication technology: Do trainee teachers have the confidence?

Ab. Rahim Bakar
Shamsiah Mohamed


Abstract
The respondents comprised 675 trainee teachers at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). All the respondents were final year students in teacher education program. Their confidences were assessed using 12 statements on their ability to integrate information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching. The study showed that trainee teachers were quite confident to integrate ICT with teaching. The study also showed a significant difference in the level of confidence between students with teaching experience and students without teaching experience. Older students were more confident to integrate ICT in teaching than younger students No significant correlation was detected between academic performance and the level of confidence to integrate ICT in teaching.


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International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology. ISSN: 1814-0556