Yıl 2020, Cilt 2 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 81 - 88 2020-12-31

Social Sciences Teachers 'Views About Distance Education During The Covid-19 Pandemic Process

Muhsin AKÇA [1]

COVID-19, which emerged in China in the first months of 2020 and affected the whole world and which is the biggest epidemic of recent years, shows its negative effects in all areas. This effect has had negative consequences in the field of education in our country as in every field. The importance of education makes it not be postponed. Therefore, the Ministry of National Education has tried to eliminate this negativity with distance education in this process. This study aimed to reveal how the distance education process is implemented in secondary schools in the field of Social Studies in the field of Social Studies during the COVID-19 Pandemic and the problems encountered in the process. Therefore, one of the qualitative research methods was carried out with phenomenology design. 22 social studies teachers working in various districts and centers of Kastamonu participated in the study. The data were collected over "google drive" with a semi-structured interview form. Content analysis method was used in the analysis of the data. As a result of the analysis, it was determined that Social Studies teachers had problems such as problems in the distance education process, especially at the beginning of distance education, many of the students had internet or computer problems, were not informed about distance education, and they had health problems from sitting in front of too many computers. Apart from this, social studies teachers stated that distance education positively affected itself technologically.
Pandemic, Distance Education, Social Sciences Teachers
  • Dilmaç, S. (2020). Students’ Opinions a bout the Distance Educa tion to Art a nd Design Courses in the Pandemic Process. World Journal of Education, 10(3), 113-126.
  • Jasper, M. A. (1994). Issues in phenomenology for researchers of nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19, 309-314.
  • Miks, J., & McIlwaine, J. (2020). Keeping the world’s children learning through COVID-19. Research report, UNICEF. https://www.un_cef.org/coronav_rus/keep_ng-worlds-ch_ldren- learn_ng-through-covid-19.
  • Miles, M, B., & Huberman, A. M. (1994). Qualitative data analysis: An expanded Sourcebook. (2nd ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • Turkey Academy of Sciences (TUBA). (2020). COVID-19 pandemic assessment report. http://www.tuba.gov.tr/tr/yayinlar/suresiz-yayinlar/raporlar/covid-19-pandemi evaluation report.
  • Turkish Language Association (TDK) (2020). Glossary of science and art terms. On April 26, 2020, https://sozluk.gov.tr/.
  • World Health Organization [WHO] (2020). WHO director-general's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19. https://www.who.int/dg/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s- opening-remarks-at-the-media-briefing-on-COVID-19 11-march-2020.
  • Yıldırım, A., & Şimşek, H. (2013). Qualitative research methods in the social sciences. (5th Edition). Seçkin Publications.
  • Yılmaz, A., & Ertuğrul Akyol, B. (2019). A comparative analysis of the studies in the field of lifelong learning in Turkey. Social Scientific Centered Issues, 1(2), 28-36. Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ssci/issue/51197/661056
  • Yılmaz, A., & Yanarateş, E. (2020). Öğretmen adaylarının “Su Kirliliği” kavramına yönelik metaforik algılarının veri çeşitlemesi yoluyla belirlenmesi. Kastamonu Eğitim Dergisi, 28(3), 1500-1528. https://dx.doi.org/10.24106/kefdergi.722554
  • Yılmaz, A. (2021). The Effect of Technology Integration in Education on Prospective Teachers' Critical and Creative Thinking, Multidimensional 21st Century Skills and Academic Achievements. Participatory Educational Research, 8(2), 163-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.17275/per.
  • Yılmaz, A., Ayyıldız, P., & Baltacı, H. S. (2020). Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Turkish Academics’ Self-efficacy Beliefs in their Spoken English. International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(6), 325-343. https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2020.280.20
Birincil Dil en
Konular Sosyal
Bölüm Makaleler

Orcid: 0000-0002-1249-869X
Yazar: Muhsin AKÇA (Sorumlu Yazar)
Ülke: Turkey


Başvuru Tarihi : 21 Aralık 2020
Kabul Tarihi : 26 Aralık 2020
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 31 Aralık 2020

APA Akça, M . (2020). Social Sciences Teachers 'Views About Distance Education During The Covid-19 Pandemic Process . Social Scientific Centered Issues , 2 (2) , 81-88 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ssci/issue/57035/844699