Yıl 2020, Cilt 11 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 55 - 76 2019-11-02

Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders

Marwan Abualrob [1] , Safa Nazzal [2]


The aim of the study is to assess the extent to which WhatsApp Instant Messaging is used to teach chemistry and biology to the tenth-grade students. A mixed approach was used, whereby the authors drew on the content analysis model to analyze quantitative data. The sample consisted of 28 Palestinian tenth-grade students and their teachers, who used WhatsApp Instant Messaging for four months (the Spring semester of 2019). The collected data was divided into four categories: the nature of the message (instructional, organizational, or social); the form of the message (texts, pictures/graphs, voice recordings, videos, or link-sharing); the direction of communication flow (from a teacher to a student, from a student to a teacher, from a student to a student, or from a teacher to a teacher); and knowledge exchange. Our findings suggest that WhatsApp is used more for non-instructional purposes– particularly socialization– yet the portion of instruction-related messages was somehow enough to predict more effective future use of the application for teaching/learning purposes.
WhatsApp, instant messaging, tenth grade, teaching/learning chemistry and biology
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Orcid: 0000-0002-5910-6235
Yazar: Marwan Abualrob (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Arab American University, Palestine
Ülke: Palestine


Orcid: 0000-0002-4308-6137
Yazar: Safa Nazzal
Kurum: Arab American University, Palestine
Ülke: Palestine


Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 2 Kasım 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { cet641772, journal = {Contemporary Educational Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-517X}, address = {Prof. Dr. Ali Şimşek, Başeditör, Anadolu Üniversitesi İletişim Bilimleri Fakültesi İletişim Tasarımı ve Yönetimi Bölümü, Yunus Emre Yerleşkesi, Eskişehir}, publisher = {Ali ŞİMŞEK}, year = {2019}, volume = {11}, pages = {55 - 76}, doi = {10.30935/cet.641772}, title = {Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders}, key = {cite}, author = {Abualrob, Marwan and Nazzal, Safa} }
APA Abualrob, M , Nazzal, S . (2019). Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders. Contemporary Educational Technology , 11 (1) , 55-76 . DOI: 10.30935/cet.641772
MLA Abualrob, M , Nazzal, S . "Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 (2019 ): 55-76 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cet/issue/50041/641772>
Chicago Abualrob, M , Nazzal, S . "Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 (2019 ): 55-76
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ISNAD Abualrob, Marwan , Nazzal, Safa . "Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 / 1 (Kasım 2019): 55-76 . https://doi.org/10.30935/cet.641772
AMA Abualrob M , Nazzal S . Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 11(1): 55-76.
Vancouver Abualrob M , Nazzal S . Using WhatsApp in Teaching Chemistry and Biology to Tenth Graders. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 11(1): 76-55.