Perceptions of Middle School Turkish Language Teachers on Using e-Learning Tools in Grammar Teaching

Onur ER, Hakan Saritiken

Abstract


By determining the perceptions of Turkish language teachers about using e-learning tools, it is possible to identify the obstacles to the use of e-learning tools in grammar teaching. The study aims to evaluate the Turkish language teachers’ perceptions about using e-learning tools in grammar teaching in the distance education process. The research was designed as a qualitative case study. The data collection process of the research was carried out in the 2021-2022 academic year. The study group consists of 22 Turkish language teachers working in public middle schools in Turkey who participated in the research voluntarily. Within the scope of the research, the opinions of Turkish language teachers were taken via semi-structured interview forms. According to the results, the majority of Turkish language teachers stated that e-learning tools should be used in grammar teaching. Teachers of Turkish stated that they benefited from EBA as an education portal in this context. Moreover, Turkish language teachers receive help from programs such as Zoom, Kahoot, Wordwall and Teams in grammar teaching during the distance education process. The majority of Turkish language teachers emphasised that they benefit from traditional measurement tools in the measurement and evaluation process of grammar teaching in distance education. Most of the Turkish language teachers participating in the research stated that they did not know Web 2.0 tools. Based on the findings of the research, it may be argued that Turkish language teachers should be introduced to technology and overcome their fears of using instructional technologies. This would enable the teachers to benefit more from e-learning tools in their lessons.

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Turkish Language Teachers, Turkish Curriculum, Grammar, Distance Learning, E-Learning

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