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THE SELF- CONFİDENCE LEVELS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT STUDENTS TOWARDS INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES(ICT)

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Author(s): Zekeriya GÖKTAŞ

Journal: Beden Egitimi ve Spor Bilimleri Dergisi
ISSN 1307-6477

Volume: 5;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 50;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Physical education | information and communication Technologies | self-confidence | physical education and sport students.

ABSTRACT
The development and expansion of information and communication technologies (ICT) is seen as a tool to be effective in solving problems. Because higher education courses are technology intensive at universities, prospective teachers will be equipped with technology skillsThe role of educational technology in university education and training is happening by prospective teachers’ having related knowledge and skills. The material selection for the course purpose affects students’ level of comprehension and persistence of knowledge.Since, teachers and students will use these technologies, it is important to determine their level of self confidence for using technologies on educational purposes.The purpose of the study is to determine physical education and sport students’ levels of self confidence on the use of CIT for educational purposes. The survey method was used for collecting the data, and Likert type scale was preferred for measuring variables.The results of the analysis indicate the students have some level of self confidence in using information and communication technologies. The levels of self-confidence differ according to gender, taking computer courses (or not) and having computers at home (or not).When physical education and sport school students are evaluated according to the department,the students of physical education and sports have higher self-confidence levels fort he use computers and communications Technologies than the students of coaching education and sport management have.
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