The Use of ICT in Turkey’s K-12 Schools Teachers
Yuksel Goktas, Zahide Yildirim, Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-58-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
The purpose of this study is to investigate current status of K-12 teachers' ICT usage in Turkey. The primary focus is to form a big picture about integration of ICT into K-12 schools by presenting current status in regard to ICT resources in schools, the use of hardware and software in classrooms, and the use of the Internet. The cross-sectional survey method was used in this study. The data were collected from K-12 teachers in 69 schools in 35 cities of 12 different regions in Turkey with convenience sampling method. The questionnaire was distributed to 3353 K-12 teachers requesting their participation in the study in April 2005. 1429 teachers responded the questionnaire. The data gathered through the questionnaire were by using descriptive statistics.
Goktas, Y., Yildirim, Z. & Yildirim, S. (2006). The Use of ICT in Turkey’s K-12 Schools Teachers. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2006--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1570-1575). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).