Journal of Research in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education

Real and ideal perception of the intelligent classroom environment of future teachers

Journal of Research in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2018, pp. 91-111
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ABSTRACT
The proliferation of information and communication technology tools in the last years has led many teachers to review the way they teach and structure their learning environments. The growth of technological applications in teaching and the training of future teachers is not only gaining momentum; it is also becoming an important part of the current educational scene. The objectives of this study were to adapt and validate the Real and Ideal Intelligent Classroom Questionnaires (REQSC) and (IEQSC), and to determine if there were significant differences in the perception that future teachers had of the real and ideal environment of intelligent classrooms. A quantitative methodology was used, applying the statistical software SPSS 23 for the factor analysis. The results indicated that both questionnaires showed a valid and reliable internal consistency. The real and ideal perceptions of the use of technology as a learning tool and access to information make it clear that it is currently being used correctly. It is important that future teachers acquire adequate skills for their use and research in different topics.
KEYWORDS
Classroom Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Technological Education, Technological Innovations, Higher Education.
CITATION (APA)
Hervás-Gómez, C., & Toledo-Morales, P. (2018). Real and ideal perception of the intelligent classroom environment of future teachers. Journal of Research in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 1(1), 91-111. https://doi.org/10.31756/jrsmte.115
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