IJIET 2015 Vol.5(6): 456-459 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2015.V5.549

Pre-Service Teacher Education in Knowledge-Based Society

Wasant Atisabda and Sudarat Atisabda

Abstract—This study was to propose how to prepare the new teachers to perform their professional practices in the knowledge-based society. E-Education was announced in Thailand ICT Plan 2010 and Smart Learning was announced in the Smart Thailand Plan 2020. The faculties of education needed to develop the new teacher development program. Three models of how to teach the pre-service teachers how to use technology in teaching and learning: 1) the single educational technology course, 2) the multiple courses in educational technology, and the technology-integrated curriculum. The technology integrated curriculum was recommended in the teacher education program. All faculty members were the role models of how to implement technology in classroom and the students could learn from their professional practices. The pre-service teacher should have learned how to integrate technology innovation in teaching and learning and how to create the new learning environment. The technology standard for pre-service teacher education institution was proposed.

Index Terms—Pre-service teacher education, technology-integrated curriculum, knowledge-based society, new learning environment, smart Thailand, educational technology standard.

Wasant Atisabda and Sudarat Atisabda are with the Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Prince of Songkla University and Benjamarachutit School, Pattani, Thailand (e-mail: vassan.a@psu.ac.th, jsatisabda@gmail.com).


Cite: Wasant Atisabda and Sudarat Atisabda, "Pre-Service Teacher Education in Knowledge-Based Society," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 456-459, 2015.

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  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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