Share Paper: Integrating ICT in teaching: The winding road to bridge the gap between teacher education and teachers’ practice

  1. Bård Ketil Engen Engen, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo University College, Norway
  2. Tonje Hilde Giæver, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo University College, Norway
  3. Vibeke Bjarnø, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo University College, Norway
Friday, November 21 10:00-10:30 AM Capri 114

Abstract: Over a four month period, we have conducted an ongoing study with the intent to determine how curricula with integrated ICT in teacher training are relevant for newly graduated school teachers. We identify some challenges for teacher education in respect to making training in ICT applicable for teachers in primary and secondary schools. Our main research question is whether ICT integrated in teachers’ training leads to increased integration and use of ICT among school teachers in their teaching practice. A primary emphasis in this paper is on the relevance on using spreadsheets, web development and Learning Management Systems (LMS) to ...