Teachers? Vıews On Computer Technologıes And Software Course


Thesis Type: Post Graduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Gazi Üniversitesi, Bilişim Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2015

Student: KAMİL TAZICI

Consultant: HÜSEYİN ÇAKIR

Abstract:

The main purpose of this research study is to evaluate the views of computer teachers on the computer technologies and software course in 2014-2015 school year. A questionnaire as a quantitative tool and an interview as a qualitative tool was used in this study. 60 computer teachers were reached via web and ensured to answer the questionnaire for the quantitative study group. Five computer teachers were interviewed for the qualitative data. Frequency and percentage distribution were calculated and t-test and one-way ANOVA were implemented to calculate whether there was a significant difference in terms of the gender, the school from which the teachers graduated and the working time. The interviews for the qualitative data were recorded, then they were computerized and analyzed via content analysis. The results of the questionnaire indicated that the teachers views towards computer technologies and software course were generally positive in terms of computer technologies literacy, communication by using computer technologies, sharing information and expressing oneself, researching, constructing the language and collaborative work and problem solving, coding and developing an original product. When the results have been examined generally, it has been stated that the objectives of computer sciences are suitable for the students level. The relevant topics should be given in wide coverage within the curriculum as a part of the information communication vision