Preparing Vocational High Information Technology Teachers Applying Knowledge Management in Taiwan
Hung-Jen Yang, UND, United States ; Jui-Chen Yu, National Science & Technology Museum, Taiwan ; Shi-Jer Lou, National Pintong University of Science and Technology, Taiwan ; Rong-Jue Fang, Shih-Van Chao, NKNU, Taiwan ; Luke Huang, University of North Dakota, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
In the trend of rapid information technology development and global competition, the 21st century has become an era of knowledge economy. If teachers can apply knowledge management (KM), the teaching effectiveness will be increasing and the teachers' professional skills would be growing. This study adopted the method of literature review and the modified Delphi procedure to ascertain the learning contents, sources, and styles of KM for vocational high information teachers in Taiwan; a focus group discussion was preceded to explore the teachers' learning strategies of applying KM. Investigation questionnaire were designed based on literature review and the results of both Delphi procedure focus group discussion. The LISREL methodology was applied for verifying structural equation model of preparing model.
Yang, H.J., Yu, J.C., Lou, S.J., Fang, R.J., Chao, S.V. & Huang, L. (2004). Preparing Vocational High Information Technology Teachers Applying Knowledge Management in Taiwan. In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4332-4337). Atlanta, GA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).