Position of twenty-first century teachers: evaluation in terms of innovation and technology


World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, CYPRUS, 4 - 07 February 2009, vol.1, pp.1479-1484 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.261
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1479-1484
  • Keywords: Innovation, higher education, prospective teacher, twenty-first century
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Innovation is the key not only for organization to survive but also for both organization and people to compete in information society. Thus, creative and innovative next generation is required indispensably. Therefore, teachers are required to teach creativeness and inventiveness to the next generation for the information society nowadays. In this framework, the purpose of the study is to evaluate the position of prospective teachers in terms of innovation and technology in terms of various variables. The results indicated that the students were largely innovators and students' traced innovations at an average level. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved