Year 2014, Volume 5 , Issue 1, Pages 47 - 59 2014-01-01

Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study
Zihin Engelli Öğrencilerin Eğitim Aldığı Bir Özel Eğitim Uygulama Merkezindeki Öğretmenlerin Öğretim Teknolojilerini Kullanım Durumları: Bir Durum Çalışması

Canan Sola ÖZGÜÇ [1] , Atilla CAVKAYTAR [2]


The purpose of this study was to investigate use of Instructional Technology (IT) by special education teachers in a school for students with moderate to severe intellectual disability (ID). Research questions were a) Which IT do teachers use during class time? b) What are the ways of providing IT? (c) What are the problems that teachers encountered while using IT? (d) What are the results and effects of the encountered problems? (e) Is there any use of assistive technology (AT) devices? This is a case study based on collecting and analyzing qualitative data. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with nine teachers; students with moderate to severe ID in the first, second, fifth, and seventh grade were observed in social studies lessons, as were eight teachers of those students. The study showed that use of IT is limited in a special school for children with ID and this situation is affecting teachers and students in a negative way. Also, use of AT is lacking
Bu araştırmada, orta ve ağır düzeydeki zihin engelli öğrencilerin eğitim aldığı bir özel eğitim uygulama merkezinde görev yapan öğretmenlerin, öğretim teknolojilerini kullanım durumları incelenmiştir. Bu doğrultuda şu sorulara cevap aranmıştır: a) Öğretmenler derslerinde hangi öğretim teknolojilerini kullanmaktadırlar?, b) Öğretmenler öğretim teknolojilerini nasıl temin etmektedirler?, c) Öğretim teknolojilerini kullanırken öğretmenlerin karşılaştıkları sorunlar nelerdir?, d) Öğretim teknolojisi kullanımında karşılaşılan sorunların etkileri ve sonuçları nelerdir? e) Sınıfta yardımcı teknoloji kullanılmakta mıdır? Bu sorular doğrultusunda araştırma, nitel araştırma yöntemlerinden durum çalışması ile gerçekleştirilmiştir. Okulda görev yapan dokuz öğretmenle yarı-yapılandırılmış görüşmeler gerçekleştirilmiş; birinci, ikinci, beşinci ve yedinci sınıflardaki orta ve ağır derecedeki zihin engelli öğrencilerin hayat bilgisi dersleri gözlenmiştir. Bulgular, zihin engelli öğrenciler için öğretim teknolojilerinin çok sınırlı olduğunu, bu durumun öğrencileri ve öğretmenleri olumsuz yönde etkilediğini göstermektedir. Ayrıca derslerde yardımcı teknoloji kullanılmadığı gözlenmiştir
  • Moreover, it was observed during the observations that some teachers failed to use high-tech devices. To make a solution for this matter, computer and instructional technologies teachers may be employed at schools to support teachers on this subject. What is more, teachers may be trained on the use of new devices if schools are provided with such devices.
Primary Language en
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Canan Sola ÖZGÜÇ

Author: Atilla CAVKAYTAR

Dates

Application Date : February 6, 2015
Acceptance Date : August 5, 2020
Publication Date : January 1, 2014

Bibtex @ { tojqi229405, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-6591}, address = {}, publisher = {Abdullah KUZU}, year = {2014}, volume = {5}, pages = {47 - 59}, doi = {10.17569/tojqi.14394}, title = {Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study}, key = {cite}, author = {Özgüç, Canan Sola and Cavkaytar, Atilla} }
APA Özgüç, C , Cavkaytar, A . (2014). Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study . Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry , 5 (1) , 47-59 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tojqi/issue/21402/229405
MLA Özgüç, C , Cavkaytar, A . "Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study" . Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 5 (2014 ): 47-59 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tojqi/issue/21402/229405>
Chicago Özgüç, C , Cavkaytar, A . "Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study". Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 5 (2014 ): 47-59
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ISNAD Özgüç, Canan Sola , Cavkaytar, Atilla . "Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study". Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 5 / 1 (January 2014): 47-59 .
AMA Özgüç C , Cavkaytar A . Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study. TOJQI. 2014; 5(1): 47-59.
Vancouver Özgüç C , Cavkaytar A . Teacher Use of Instructional Technology in a Special Education School for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study. Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry. 2014; 5(1): 47-59.