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Using Computers in Teaching in Higher Education

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  • Iskrenovic-Momcilovic Olivera

    (University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Education, Podgoricka 4, Sombor, Serbia)

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This paper describes advantages of using computers in teaching, but also problems that occur, as well as possibilities for their elimination. The main goal of the research is the formation of images which show the use of computers in higher education. The paper presents the results of a survey conducted among students of the Faculty of Education in Sombor (Serbia) about the use of computers in teaching. A sample of 126 respondents comprises students of the last year of all study programs. The results show that students and professors have a positive attitude about using computers in education and knowledge dissemination through computers. Most of them think that teachers have mastered basic computer knowledge, but give priority to teachers who know how to work with a computer, as well as to younger teachers. Students believe that many barriers occur during the use of computers, among which the most important is the inaccessibility of technical equipment. All barriers can be overcome through useful and practical computer seminars.

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  • Iskrenovic-Momcilovic Olivera, 2018. "Using Computers in Teaching in Higher Education," Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Sciendo, vol. 9(4), pages 71-78, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:mjsosc:v:9:y:2018:i:4:p:71-78:n:7
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    computer; students; teachers; teaching; education;

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