Examining Turkish Social Studies Teachers’ Beliefs About Barriers toTechnology Integration
The purpose of this study is to investigate technology integration related issues among Turkish middle school social studies teachers. The researchers administrated a 34-item survey to 259 middle school social studies teachers in Turkey. As indicated in the findings, the most highly identified barriers were external obstacles such as a lack of technology, restricted Internet access, and a lack of administrative and technical support. Moreover, a significant difference existed between teachers who attended technology-related professional development sessions and those who did not.
KeywordsTechnology integration Barriers Social studies Turkey
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