Share Paper: Use of internet by university professors in Brazil: an investigation in two institutions

  1. Martha Prata-Linhares, UFTM/ Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Brazil
  2. Alexandra Bujokas de Siqueira, UFTM/ Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Brazil
  3. Dalva Pereira Silva, UFTM/ Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Brazil
  4. Sonia Maria G. Lopes, UFTM/ Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Brazil
Thursday, March 10 11:50 AM-12:10 PM Kingsley

Abstract: The article deals with research under way about the use of Internet by Brazilian university professors. The purpose of the research is to investigate how Internet, especially WEB 2.0 is being used in projects that have already been carried out or are under way, in the day to day routine and in teacher development in two Brazilian universities. It has a qualitative approach with bibliographical, documental and field research. The procedures for data collection include questionnaires and interviews. The initial analyses point to the fact that although they use the Internet, only a small number of professionals make use of ...