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ERIC Number: EJ981823
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Evaluating the Opinions of the Preschool Teachers on Computer Assisted Education
Kol, Suat
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v12 n2 p897-903 Spr 2012
Preschool education is highly important for pediatric development. During this period which covers 0-6 age, a child develops rapid physical, mental and social developments. Child's acquaintance with computer before school age is highly important. The purpose of this study is giving the opinions of the preschool teachers on computer assisted education. In this study, one of the qualitative researching methods, content analysis, and semi-structured interview forms are used to collect the required data. The participant group of the study consists of 33 preschool education teachers who are working in Sakarya. The data of the research are tested through reasoning analysis. The opinions of the preschool teachers on computer assisted education are examined within 8 themes and results are presented according to the gathered findings. The participant teachers indicated that computer assisted education is useful as it provides visual-audial abundance, interesting points and also develops hand-eye coordination. The teachers indicate that they use computer software actively in most activities in preschool education. (Contains 9 tables and 3 graphics.)
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: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey