JTIE 2010, 2(3):20-25 | 10.5507/jtie.2010.042

CZECH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS ICT USED IN SCIENCE EDUCATION

Milan KUBIATKO
Pedagogická fakulta MU, Institut výzkumu školního vzdělávání, Poříčí 31, 603 00 Brno, ČR

This paper focuses on differences of attitudes related to information and communication technologies among Czech university students. Students' attitudes were evaluated summatively and with respect to gender, grade, and residence. The sample consisted of a total of 316 university students. The data analysis included factor analysis, ANCOVA, ANOVA, and t-test. The factor analysis yielded five dimensions: 1) Influence of ICT on teaching process, 2) Influence of ICT on human body and environment, 3) Using of ICT in teaching, 4) School and ICT, 5) ICT as didactic equipment. As a result, male students, sophomores, and students living in town showed more positive attitudes in comparison to other respective groups.

Keywords: attitudes, information and communication technologies, questionnaire, science teaching, university students

Published: December 1, 2010

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