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Digitally Competent Future Teachers

The special issue aims to share research findings and good practices on new approaches to used advanced technologies in teacher education responding to the growing demand in digital competences in schools ensuring high quality, technology enhanced learning. 

Guest Editors: 

Lina Kaminskiene, Vytautas Magnus University
Erno Lehtinen, University of Turku
Sanna Järvelä, University of Oulu
Mercè Gisbert, Universitat Rovira i Virgili


  1. Digital competence (DC) is one of the key aspects in citizen development in the digital age. The DC is particularly important in forming university students and future teachers. This article presents the main ...

    Authors: Juan Silva-Quiroz and Erla Mariela Morales-Morgado
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2022 19:46
  2. How to improve and what should be carried out for pre-service teachers’ technological competencies for teaching purposes is still an important issue on the agenda of the higher education field. In light of thi...

    Authors: Taibe Kulaksız and Mehmet Toran
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2022 19:36
  3. This study analyzes the relationship between pre-service teachers’ information search and information evaluation literacy and their information and communication technology (ICT) self-efficacy in teaching. The...

    Authors: Palmira Peciuliauskiene, Giedre Tamoliune and Elena Trepule
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2022 19:33
  4. When analyzing classroom video, pre-service teachers can improve their professional vision, that is, their ability to notice important events in a classroom and to interpret them based on theoretical knowledge...

    Authors: Monika Martin, Meg Farrell, Tina Seidel, Werner Rieß, Karen D. Könings, Jeroen J. G. van Merriënboer and Alexander Renkl
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2022 19:34
  5. Digital competence has gained a strong prominence in the educational context, being one of the key competencies that teachers must master in today's society. Although most models and frameworks focus on the pr...

    Authors: Verónica Basilotta-Gómez-Pablos, María Matarranz, Luis-Alberto Casado-Aranda and Ana Otto
    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2022 19:8