JTIE 2012, 4(2):28-36 | 10.5507/jtie.2012.029

USE OF COMPUTERS AND COMPUTER GAMES IN PRESCHOOL EDUCATION

Michaela HAMPLOVÁ1, Jiří DOSTÁL2
1 Mateřská škola Bělkovice-Lašťany,, Bělkovice-Lašťany 194, 783 16 Dolany, ČR
2 Katedra technické a informační výchovy, Pedagogická fakulta UP Žižkovo nám. č. 5 771 40, Olomouc, ČR

The article illustrates the results of a research which aimed at determining the extent of usage of computers and computer games in upbringing and education in nursery schools. The research was also concerned with attitudes of educators towards the use of computers in nursery schools.
A performed investigation proved, among others, that the use of computers and computer games in pre-school education is disputable; on one hand, there is a group of supporters who use computers every day, on the other hand, there are teachers who completely reject the use of computers.

Keywords: computer, computer game, pre-school education, teacher

Published: August 1, 2012

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