Teachers’ remarks on interactive whiteboard with LCD panel technology


KOÇAK Ö., GÜLCÜ A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATION IN MATHEMATICS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, vol.1, pp.294-300, 2013 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATION IN MATHEMATICS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.294-300
  • Keywords: Interactive Whiteboard, Interactive Whiteboard of LCD panel, FATIH Project, Teachers Thoughts, Teachers
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study investigated the opinions of teachers about using interactive whiteboards with an LCD panel that was installed in classrooms within the FATIH educational project. The study was conducted at six high schools in which installation of interactive whiteboards with an LCD panel in classrooms was completed and teachers who received training in order to use these whiteboards. One hundred and twenty one teachers participated in this study. The data was gathered using open-ended questions. Qualitative data obtained with open-ended questions was analysed using phenomenographic analysis method. Teachers were positive about using interactive whiteboards with an LCD panel in education. Teachers stated that the interactive whiteboard with an LCD panel was used throughout whole course. "Visualization" of an interactive whiteboard with an LCD panel is often expressed to as an acclaimed feature by teachers. The needs to remedy the lack of software and technical problems have been stated by the teachers.