The Struggle of Educational Technology in Turkey: The Period of 1980 and 2013
Thursday, March 5 11:30-11:50 AM Location: Amazon P
Presider: Nancy Allen, Qatar University, Qatar
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the educational technology projects in Turkey between 1980 and 2013 with the aim of evaluating their results. With this aim, our research questions were stated as; a) How the Educational Technology was formulated in governmental policy documents between 1983 and 2013, b) Which projects were conducted in the field of Educational Technology between 1980 and 2013, c) What were the educational outcomes of those projects, specifically in the Educational Technology context? In the study we used document analysis method to investigate the above mentioned research questions. The documents analyzed in this study were laws and regulations passed by Ministry of National Education, research reports, scientific journal articles related to the educational technology projects between 1980 and 2013.