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Revista del Nacional (Itauguá)

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BERNAL CESPEDES, Cornelia. Uses of information and communication technologies in the Career of Nursing, UNA, Paraguay 2017. Rev. Nac. (Itauguá) [online]. 2019, vol.11, n.1, pp.27-38. ISSN 2072-8174.


the introduction of Information and Communication Technologies is a challenge for the teaching-learning process, however, its inclusion is fundamental to the education success.


this work objective raises to describe the teachers competencies in the using of Information and Communication Technologies, Career Nursing, Headquarters, School of Nursing and Obstetrics of the National University of Asuncion, during the year 2017, arranged in three cognitive, procedural and attitudinal components. It is an observational descriptive study, with a quantitative approach, cross-sectional, probabilistic sampling approach.


it includes 109 teachers as a sample, an instrument with 40 reagents was applied, for the cognitive measurement and procedural components, a closed structured questionnaire was used, and for the Attitudinal component was applied a questionnaire with measurement according to Likert scale with values from 1 to 5.


the result reflects that teachers have basic level cognitive competence, that audiovisual and computer media are the most used by teachers and a positive attitudinal component for the integration of Information and Communication Technologies in the teaching-learning process.


it is recommended to create spaces to develop knowledge and progressively incorporate Information and Communication Technologies in the practice of teaching, ensure accessibility to a network and program ongoing training plans.

Keywords : Information and communication technology; Virtual learning environment; Paraguay.

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