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Adult educators’ digital teaching competence: empiric evidence from Lithuania

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Posted by Julija MELNIKOVA

Most of the research efforts were made to investigate digital competence of teachers in secondary schools. However, little attention has been paid to the analysis of digital teaching competence of andragogues in adult education institutions. The aim of the study is to analyse the digital teaching competence of adult educators in Lithuania. The empirical study was carried out in Lithuania in 2017. Data collection was based on a questionnaire. The sample included 120 adult educators from various adult education institutions. The data was processed via quantitative analysis methods. The main result of the study: digital teaching competence of adult educators Lithuania needs to be developed. A new research question is formulated: How to organise trainings for adult educators in order to increase their level of digital teaching competence? Directions of further research are proposed.


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Julija Melnikova
Publication Date:
Wednesday, 20 March, 2019
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