Year 2021, Volume 22 , Issue 3, Pages 19 - 39 2021-07-01

DISTANCE EDUCATION EXPERIENCES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS DURING THE PANDEMIC: A NARRATIVE STUDY

Seyma SENGIL AKAR [1] , Meltem KURTOGLU ERDEN [2]


All schools in Turkey have quickly entered into the process of distance education because of the Covid-19 outbreak. In this process, mathematics teachers have become an associate of this process to teach math lessons at a distance. The subject of the current study is the experiences of teachers in this process of distance teaching of math, which is a compulsory subject in all secondary schools. The participants of the current study designed as a narrative study are 15 math teachers experienced on the subject. As a result of the study, a total of five super-themes emerged. The first super-theme includes codes related to the general structure of the math course. The second super-theme is theme of hardware and Web 2.0 tools. This sub-theme includes codes related to their experiences of EBA TV, EBA Internet and other alternative tools of distance education. The third sub-theme is the Socio Cultural super theme. This theme is consisted of sub-codes including political issues, state of the student, state of the parent and socio-economic situations. The fourth sub- theme includes the codes related to psychological states arising from the extraordinary situation emerging in the pandemic (period of pandemic, cyber bullying, emotional links). The fifth sub-theme is related to the readiness of teachers.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Seyma SENGIL AKAR (Primary Author)
Institution: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Author: Meltem KURTOGLU ERDEN
Institution: USAK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : June 30, 2020
Acceptance Date : July 30, 2021
Publication Date : July 1, 2021

APA Sengıl Akar, S , Kurtoglu Erden, M . (2021). DISTANCE EDUCATION EXPERIENCES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS DURING THE PANDEMIC: A NARRATIVE STUDY . Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 22 (3) , 19-39 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.961809