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Yildirim, Bekir; Türk, Cumhur – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
In this study, the opinions of middle school science teachers and mathematics teachers towards STEM education were examined. The research was carried out for 30 hours with 28 middle school science and mathematics teachers who were working in Istanbul during the spring semester of 2016-2017 academic year. 75% of these teachers are female teachers…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Secondary School Mathematics, Teacher Attitudes, STEM Education
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Kurt, Adile Askim; Dogan, Ezgi; Erdogmus, Yasemin Kahyaoglu; Emiroglu, Bulent Gursel – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
The computer gaming addiction is one of the newer concepts that young generations face and can be defined as the excessive and problematic use of computer games leading to social and/or emotional problems. The purpose of this study is to analyse through variables the computer gaming addiction levels of secondary school students. The research was…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Addictive Behavior, Secondary School Students, Student Surveys
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Degirmenci, Yavuz – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
The purpose of the present study is to determine geography teachers' opinions about how often, for what reasons and for what subjects the geographic information systems (GIS) are used in geography lessons. This qualitative study was carried out based on phenomenological design. The study was conducted with 15 geography teachers servicing at…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Geography Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Gulen, Salih – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
The purpose of the study is to determine the effect of the science-technology-engineering and mathematics integrated argumentation based science learning approach on the resolution of daily life problems and the change of high-level thinking skills. Mixed method was used in the research. Quantitative data were collected with a single group…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Persuasive Discourse, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
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Mostafa, Akram Fathy; Bin Mta'en, Isa Bin Yahya – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
Research aims to know the effect of two different designs of screen readers' programs on using the internet skills of blind middle school students, and the research sample consisted of (8) students from El-thoghr middle school students (Fousol El-Noor)-Jeddah where the student has been divided into two experimental groups each of (4) students. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blindness, Middle School Students, Educational Technology
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Farren, Patrick – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
This paper examines, ''transformative pedagogy'' in post-primary, language teacher education in Ireland from philosophical, psychological and social perspectives. Links are made, where appropriate, to findings from a study at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. The construct supports teacher and pupils in developing their identity…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Native Language Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Kazan, Sara; EL-Daou, Badrie – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The current study explores the relationship of the perceived teacher's self-efficacy related to ICT usefulness and attitudes after training and the students' science education performance results. Also, this study examines the impact of using technology on the science learning process, the students' interaction with their teacher and colleagues,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Private Schools, Inclusion
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Ayaz, Mehmet Fatih; Karatas, Kasim – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of the research is to examine the internet addiction of adolescents according to their genders, the type of their high-schools and class level, the time interval that they use internet most widely, their internet usage duration and usage purpose. For that, it is studied with 335 high-school students in Elazig city of Turkey in 2015. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Internet