Effects of Teachers’ Information Literacy on Lifelong Learning and School Effectiveness
Liu Feng 1
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Jih-Lian HA 2  
 
 
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Southwest Jiaotong University, CHINA
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Far East University, TAIWAN, ROC
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Jih-Lian HA   

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Far East University, TAIWAN, ROC, College of Economics and Finance City, Fujian Province, China, 362021 Quanzhou, China
Publish date: 2016-07-02
 
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2016;12(6):1653–1663
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Background:
The rapid alternation of computers, the Internet, and smart phones has human beings live in the information-built environment. Information technology is also applied to measure the modernization of a nation. A lot of countries even list computer learning as a primary course in the compulsory education, as the one mastering the latest information in the information flood could dominate everything and present better competitiveness in the world. Such a trend reflects on the education, especially the informatized administrative environments and information integrated instruction in schools, because convenient network information enhances interpersonal interaction breaking through traditional restrictions of space and time.

Material and methods:
Aiming at the teachers of universities in Fujian Province, total 500 copies of questionnaires are distributed, and 276 valid copies are collected, with the retrieval rate 55%. T

Results:
The research results show significant correlations between 1.information literacy and lifelong learning, 2.lifelong learning and school effectiveness, and 3.information literacy and school effectiveness. This study could help educational sectors better understand the current situation and discover the encountered problems and challenges.

Conclusions:
Based on such situations, suggestions are provided for education sectors. In addition to the academic contribution, this study also presents the value for practical reference.

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