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ERIC Number: EJ1125506
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2013-9144
Pre-Service Physics Teachers' Views on Designing and Developing Physics Digital Stories
Kocakaya, Serhat; Kotluk, Nihat; Karakoyun, Ferit
Digital Education Review, n30 p106-122 Dec 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the pre-service physics teachers' views on the effect of designing and developing physics digital stories (DST) on improving their 21st century skills. The study is a qualitative research carried out with 13 pre-service physics teachers, who participated in the course of designing and developing DST, during 6 weeks, at Yuzuncu Yil University, Turkey, in the spring term of 2013-2014 academic year. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews and were examined by descriptive analysis technique focusing on the themes. The major findings of the study are that they developed their many 21st century skills; such as ICT (information and communication technologies) skills, critical thinking, problem solving; planning, self-control, responsibility, production; communication, cooperation, and collaboration when creating their digital stories. Thus, to design and develop digital stories have a positive effect on pre-service physics teachers' skills, and improve many 21st century skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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