• Vali ILIE University of Craiova


nitial training, students, group, collaborative learning, informational technologies


Teacher training is one of the concerns of the educational policy
which is more and more recquired in its pragmatics, as related to
the development of the social environment. As initial teacher
training is the first step in professionalizing the teaching career, we
consider stimulating the participation of future teacher-students in
specific activities to be important. Therefore, starting from the
clarification of the conceptual framework, we intend to verify to
what extent the use of certain models and teaching strategies
encourage the opportunities of active learning by stimulating
students to get involved. There was observed an improvement in the
results obtained by the students in the groups we worked with, as a
result of the amending research we had unfolded. The findings are
based on results obtained from implementing the independent
variable and it also emphasizes the practical aspects of strategies
that can optimize active participation achieved by cooperation and
by being computer aided. It follows that modern information
technology can be successfully used in the initial training of future
teachers whereas collaborative learning stimulates the active
involvement of students.


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