Teachers' opinions on increasing opportunities and improving technology movement (FATIH)


Keles E. , Turan E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, vol.4, no.2, pp.17-28, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-28

Abstract

Along with the recent advancements of technology certain substantial changes have happened in our educational system. One of these changes is FATIH Project which is started in 2010-2011. The pilot scheme of the project has been performed with the cooperation of Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Transportation. The teachers' opinions are significantly important for the success of such applications aiming to increase the qulity level of education system. From this point of view, the purpose of this study is to determine teachers' opinions. Within this pursuit, problems in project and teachers' solutions for these problems have also been investigated. This study is carried out within the scope of case study which is one of qualitative research patterns. On the basis of willingness, one high school was chosen in Trabzon city and four teachers were interviewed. The data acquired from the interviews were analyzed with content analysis method. As a result of the research work; it is observed that teachers' point of view is positive towards FATIH project. That teachers come across problems with finding suitable instructional materials and that available e-content is insufficient are among important findings.