The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards and Prospective Primary School Teachers inTurkey
The purpose of this study is to analyze prospective elementary school teachers’ technology skills, knowledge, and other technology and teaching related properties that they will need to use them in teaching activities. In this sense, for the research, one of the generally accepted technology standards "The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS-T) and Performance Indicators for Teachers" was chosen and used. ISTE is a nonprofit membership organization, and ISTE provides leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in PK–12 and teacher education. "The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS-T) and Performance Indicators for Teachers" are consisted of 5 main and 20 sub items that include important indicators for technology related subjects. For the study, the standards were transformed into a questionnaire by the researcher. The questionnaire will be conducted with the participation of prospective elementary school teachers in Turkey.
Keywords: ISTE Standards, NETS Standards, Prospective Elementary School Teachers
Dr. Sayim Aktay
Research Assisstant, Faculty of Education, Anadolu University