An investigation of an ICT in-service teacher training programme in Greece : a case study
Fragkouli, Elpiniki (2006) An investigation of an ICT in-service teacher training programme in Greece : a case study. PhD thesis, University of Warwick.
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This thesis investigates an in-service teacher training programme for using ICT in subject
teaching in Greek schools. The programme was aimed at teachers of Greek philology and
lasted for an academic year. Its aim. was to enable teachers to use ICT in their teaching.
The study begins with a literature review of both educational change and ICT in education.
It reaches in conclusions on appropriate strategies of developing the use of ICT in schools.
Next a methodology chapter reviews the nature of case studies and explains the mixed
methods approach in this thesis. Findings are then reported. First the perceptions of
teachers who took part in the training. Next, the perceptions of their teacher-trainers. Next,
me perceptions of the head-teachers in the schools in which the teachers worked. Finally,
the perceptions of the people who designed the training programme.
The report shows both shortcomings and positive aspects of the training and in particular
points to the very limited impact it had on teachers' practice. A concept map offers a
clearer picture of the data while illustrating any causal relationships.
A further investigation of the Greek educational culture is offered and this provides a new
dimension for understanding the results.
|Item Type:||Thesis or Dissertation (PhD)|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Educational technology -- Greece, Teachers -- Training of -- Greece, Greek teachers -- Greece -- Case studies|
|Official Date:||May 2006|
|Institution:||University of Warwick|
|Theses Department:||Institute of Education|
|Supervisor(s)/Advisor:||Hammond, Michael, 1956- ; Pritchard, Alan (Alan M.)|
|Sponsors:||University of Warwick. Institute of Education|
|Extent:||xiv, 385 leaves|
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