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ERIC Number: EJ1102436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
The Use of Computer Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom
Acikalin, Mehmet; Duru, Erdinc
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v4 n2 Article 3 p18-26 Apr 2005
Nowadays, the use of technology in education has become more popular. Special attention has been given to the adaptation of computer technology into teaching-learning process for effective learning and increasing students' achievement. In recent years, it has been realized that there is an immense benefit in applying computer technology in the social studies classroom. The first purpose of this study is to review computer- and Internet-supported instructional strategies in the social studies classroom. The second purpose of the study is to investigate the degree of application of these strategies in the social studies classroom. Thus, based on the literature review, the results of the research regarding computer technology in the social studies classroom are summarized, and educational implications are discussed. In addition, some suggestions for further research were offered.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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