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ERIC Number: EJ847786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Current Trends in Educational Technology Research in Turkey in the New Millennium
Simsek, Ali; Ozdamar, Nilgun; Uysal, Omer; Kobak, Kadriye; Berk, Cem; Kilicer, Tugba; Cigdem, Harun
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v9 n2 p961-966 Spr 2009
This study examined 259 master's theses in the field of educational technology completed in Turkey during 2000-2007. The results suggested that quantity and quality of educational technology research varied according to years and universities. A great majority of the theses employed quantitative paradigm, and qualitative studies made about one fourth of the total studies. Approximately 80 % of the theses were based on descriptive models using questionnaires, tests, and scales as data gathering instruments. The samples included university students in three out of every four theses. A significant majority of the theses employed descriptive statistical techniques and only a limited number of experimental theses conducted inferential statistical analyses. The most frequently investigated topics were computer-assisted instruction, alternative teaching and learning approaches, web-based learning, difficulties in integrating information technologies into educational practice, Internet-based learning, and distance education.
Educational Consultancy, Ltd (EDAM). Kisikli Mh. Alemdag Cd. Yan Yol Sk., SBK Is Merkezi No:5 Kat:1, Uskudar-Istanbul, 34692 Turkey. Tel: +90-216-481-30-23; Fax: +90-216-481-31-36; e-mail: editor@edam.com.tr; Web site: http://www.edam.com.tr/estp.asp
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey