Examining Turkish Social Studies Teachers' Beliefs About Barriers toTechnology Integration

KILINÇ E., Tarman B., Aydin H.

TECHTRENDS, cilt.62, sa.3, ss.221-223, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 62 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11528-018-0280-y
  • Dergi Adı: TECHTRENDS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.221-223


The purpose of this study is to investigate technology integration related issues among Turkish middle school social studies teachers. The researchers administrated a 34-item survey to 259 middle school social studies teachers in Turkey. As indicated in the findings, the most highly identified barriers were external obstacles such as a lack of technology, restricted Internet access, and a lack of administrative and technical support. Moreover, a significant difference existed between teachers who attended technology-related professional development sessions and those who did not.