José Carlos Sánchez Prieto

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As mobile technologies have gained presence in all social groups, the interest for their applications in the educational field has grown steadily. The present article proposes an exploration of the concept of mobile learning with the intention of describing the possibilities of this methodology and establishing its development tendencies. To that end, we(More)
Mobile learning is currently spreading from the informal education field to the formal one. In this process, teacher involvement occupies a central role, and in order to ensure it is necessary to know the factors that lead to the acceptance of these technologies. The technology acceptance model (TAM) constitutes a suitable tool that has been frequently(More)
The present communication describes the design of a study on the acceptance of mobile technologies among primary education teachers of Castilla y León. The investigation design is based on the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) conceived by Davis in which the perceived usefulness and the perceived ease of use are the key factors that explain the(More)
Education constitutes a field subjected to a constant process of change in order to be adapted to the characteristics and requirements of society. This process requests from both present and future teachers the ability to be constantly updated and the disposition to face the changes in a positive way. Below we present the results of a descriptive study on(More)
The past decade has seen a rise in the interest of policy-makers in the topic of key competences in the field of Higher Education. New guidelines for the development of student competences have been set out, both at European and national level, mainly aiming to facilitate the adaptation of the students to the demands of the labour market. Our research aims(More)
The study of technology acceptance constitutes an interesting research field for understanding the processes of educational innovation related to the application of ICT. In this communication we present the results from a descriptive study on the acceptance of mobile technologies among the pre-service teachers undergoing training in the University of(More)
The permanent training of the in service teachers constitutes a key element for the configuration of a professional identity in accordance of the needs of each time. The teachers of the XXI century are facing social problems that entail a full command of social skills to manage the personal interactions within the schools. This circumstance leads us to(More)