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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 2, No. 2 (2006) open journal systems 


Exploring Turkish science education faculties’ understanding of educational technology and use

Hakan Turkmen


Abstract
This paper reports the results of a survey that determined science education faculty members’ attitude toward computer use. The purpose of this study is to the address the understanding of educational technology faced by science education faculty members in Turkey. Two educational perspective themes concerning the knowledge of science education teachers converge in this study: science education faculty members’ current knowledge and desired knowledge of understanding of educational technologies and use. The questions were “What are Turkish science education faculty members’ current perceptions on using technological tools in science courses?” and “What do Turkish science education faculty members want to know on using technological tools in science courses?” The findings of this study showed that Turkish science education faculty members relatively unfamiliar with the advantages of educational technology and do not maximize its use, but they want to know the advantages of educational technology.


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