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RESEARCH REGARDING THE INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Madalina MOCANU (dedu), Alecxandrina Deaconu and Lavinia Rasca

Proceedings of the INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, 2017, vol. 11, issue 1, 687-701

Abstract: Given the influence of technology on different fields of activity, we investigated the effectiveness of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a teaching, learning and evaluation method aimed at improving the educational process within high schools specialized in tourism. The research was conducted over a period of three school years in 12 high schools with main classes in Tourism and Nutrition. In this article, we have selected to present the quantitative research carried out during the pre-experimental / finding stage. This part of the research highlights teachers' point of view about the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in high school education in institutions with a profile in Tourism and Nutrition. The research method was a survey based on a questionnaire with questions grouped in three areas of interest: the characteristics of the population surveyed; the school infrastructure equipment and the use of ICT in tourism lessons. The objectives of this research were as follows: O1: Familiarization of the teachers coordinating Tourism and Nutrition modules with the ICT methods and the various ways of using them in the educational process; O2: Identification of the teachers' opinion regarding the use of ICT as a teaching-learning-evaluation method in high school education in institutions with a profile in Tourism and Nutrition; O3: Selection of the.

Keywords: ICT; education; teaching; young students; tourism. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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