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Digital Transformation? A longitudinal interview study on teachers’ acceptance and usage of digital tools in times of Covid-19

Wohlfart, Olivia ORCID iD icon 1; Wagner, Ingo ORCID iD icon 1
1 Institut für Schulpädagogik und Didaktik (ISD), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


The role of teachers in the digital transformation of education is recognized as a very important and complex holistic phenomenon (Ertmer & Ottenbreit-Leftwich, 2010; Wohlfart & Wagner, 2022). But which factors promote the lasting implementation of digital tools by teachers? Research shows that successful integration of existing or new digital tools depends on knowledge of and access to, as well as time to explore them (Tondeur et al., 2012). Teachers’ willingness and ability to integrate technology is also influenced by their attitudes or personal fears (Njiku, 2022; Wilson et al., 2020), and exposure to a student-centered constructivist pedagogical approach during teacher education can have a positive effect on digital literacy development and integration of digital tools in teaching practice (Chai et al., 2013). Contrary to the study results, we are far from an exhaustive integration of digital tools in formal education. The International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2018 (ICILS) shows that around 49 % of teachers used digital tools on a day-to-day basis and highlights considerable differences in the availability of technological infrastructure and conditions for professional learning across countries (Fraillon et al., 2019). ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000161621
Veröffentlicht am 23.08.2023
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Schulpädagogik und Didaktik (ISD)
Publikationstyp Vortrag
Publikationsdatum 22.08.2023
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000161621
Veranstaltung European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2023), Glasgow, Vereinigtes Königreich, 22.08.2023 – 25.08.2023
Schlagwörter digital transformation, technology acceptance, interviews
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