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ERIC Number: EJ1126043
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
The Two Faces of Teacher Candidates' Portfolio Experiences: Tradition and Facebook
Karsak, Hanife Gulhan Orhan
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n12A p216-225 2016
Exploring the effectiveness of facebook in the process of preparing a portfolio, it will be significant to profit by teacher candidates' experiences on facebook and traditional environments. Therefore in this phenomenon study to fathom of the portfolio experiences on both environments is intended. In this regard the opinions of the volunteers who have continued portfolio studies every week, were taken from utilizing four semi-structured open-ended questions. In consequence they are in the pedagogical formation program, ten female and five male in both environments, in total thirty participants. Data were collected in writing in fifty minutes, analyzed via Nvivo 10, presented with mind maps. Participants think that the Facebook environment is compared to other social networks as easy to reach, actual, the best known environment, gives opportunity to add various types of files, facilitates sharing independent of time and place and creating an archive, although they stated that the participants who use the environment for the first time in an instruction process, do not take responsibility and despite warnings. For traditional environment, they believe that it develops a high level of consciousness of communication, sharing, task and responsibility. However they express the lack of opportunities to see sharings instantly and to make peer review between groups.
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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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