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ERIC Number: EJ1178993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1309-0348
Students' Views on the Use of Tablet Computers in Education
Semerci, Ali
World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, v10 n2 p104-114 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 participating students expressed a positive attitude towards tablet computers prior to their use in education. However, students stated that, after a short period spent on using the tablet computers, they found that tablet computers affected student-teacher and student-student interaction. A significant number of the students stated that the educational content presented in the Educational Information Network (EBA) Portal was inadequate and inappropriate to their level. Also, in terms of the learning and teaching process, the students raised several concerns. To facilitate the effective use of tablet computers in education, students made several recommendations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Ankara)