An Investigation of Music Teachers' Perceived Self-Efficacy for Technology Integration

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Sarıkaya M.

International Journal of Technology in Education and Science (IJTES), vol.6, no.2, pp.204-217, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Technology integration is the use of appropriate technology in line with the objectives set in the learning-teaching process. Teachers who carry out learning and teaching activities in schools have a great importance in technology integration. In this study, it was aimed to investigate the music teachers’ perceived self-efficacy for technology integration. Technology integration self-efficacy perceptions of music teachers were compared based on the variables of gender, age, school type and level. The participants of the research consisted of 216 music teachers working in different cities in Turkey. Personal information form and perceptions of self-efficacy for technology integration scale were used in the research. The research findings indicated that music teachers’ perceived self-efficacy for technology integration were moderate. In addition, their perceived self-efficacy differed based on gender, age and school type. In general, male music teachers and the teachers working with younger students and in private schools had significantly higher perceived self-efficacy for technology integration.