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Khumalo, Njabulo Bruce; Baloyi, Charity – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
Information Communication Technologies have greatly impacted the education sector over the years leading to electronic service delivery. Universities all over the world are embracing Information Communication Technologies especially the internet, creating websites, making use of web 2.0 applications, that is, social networks and moving their…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Comparative Education
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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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Semerci, Ali – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore high school students' views on the use of tablet computers in education. To achieve this aim, a qualitative research method was employed whereby data was obtained from 16 high school students using one-to-one semi-structured interviews and then, subjected to content analysis. The findings showed that all the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, High School Students, Handheld Devices
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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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Kubat, Ulas – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
The aims of this study are to reveal how science teachers integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in their lessons and their opinions regarding the advantages and disadvantages they have identified while integrating STEM in their lessons, as well as what kind of difficulties they encounter in the implementation process.…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Lesson Plans
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Plangsorn, Boonrat; Poopan, Siwaporn – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
Using E-books can develop students' achievements and lead to meaningful learning. The purposes of this research were to develop competency in terms of the production and use of E-books on the part of teachers in Chachengsao, and to study the effects of using E-books in the instruction of teachers in Chachengsao. This study employed both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Electronic Publishing, Textbook Preparation
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Bengisoy, Ayse – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
Accurate usage of tablet etc. devices in growth period is essential in terms of development performance. Tablet usage for education and teaching supports audio-visual memory; however, an examination of the consequences of continued usage reveals serious problems. Technology is essential in terms of communication and reaching information in the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Izmirli, Serkan – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
In this research, the potential of Facebook groups used in an online course in order to establish social presence was examined. Qualitative research methodology was used in this study. The participants of the study were 12 senior undergraduate students taking the School Experience course online over a period of 12 weeks. A Facebook group where…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Humor
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Kalelioglu, Filiz – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the perceptions of students with regard to the use of Twitter within education. Participants of the study were 17 junior class Education Faculty students from the Computer Education and Instructional Technology Department of a private university in Turkey. At the beginning of the course, the instructor…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Köseoglu, Pinar; Mercan, Gamze – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
This study aims at performing a sample application of the educational use of Facebook as a social networking site in Animal Physiology classes, and to determine student's' views on the application. The research sample was composed of 29 third year undergraduate students attending the Biology Education Department of Hacettepe University. The…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Physiology
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Soykan, Emrah; Ozdamli, Fezile – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The advantages of using mobile devices and cloud computing services in education are accepted by many researchers. Also, in educating students who are in need of special education, the use of cloud computing services is inevitable. So, this case requires teacher candidates who are planning to teach in those special education centers to be able to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology