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: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.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.