Determining the attitudes of the preservice teachers about distance education applications

Sevindik T.

ENERGY EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PART B-SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, cilt.3, sa.4, ss.527-534, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.527-534


Distance education progressed with diversified technologies through newspapers, mails, radio, television and lastly, interne, in terms of historical process. As from the 21st century, the development of internet technologies has made distance education an indispensable instrument within the engineering education. Method of the study was configured by the survey technique. The scale, being used, is consisted of 19 questions and the following results were determined: Cronbach's Alpha = .791 and Kaiser Meier Olkin (KMO) = .805. The population is Firat University Faculty of Education and the sample group is consisted of 242 Final Year Students. 59.1% of the students who participated in the study are male and 40.9% of them are female teacher candidates. As a result of the study, it was determined that teacher candidates display a positive attitude towards distance education. The purpose of this study is to determine the views of the Final year students of Faculty of Education related to distance education. The population is consisted of Faculty of Education students in Firat University, The sample of the study is consisted of Final year students of Faculty of Education in Firat University. In the study, five point likert type survey was applied. T-test, variance analysis, percentage and frequency processes were used for the statistical analysis.