German Language Teaching Academicians' Contentment on the Usage of Smart Board


4th World Conference on Educational Technology Researches (WCETR), Barcelona, Spain, 28 - 29 November 2014, vol.182, pp.259-265 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 182
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.764
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.259-265
  • Keywords: The Use of Smart Board, the Contentment, Academic Staff, Survey
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to uncover the contentment of the lectures, which serve on the German Language Teaching Department at Anadolu University Education Faculty and use the smart board on their courses. The participants of the study consist of 18 lectures, who work in the academic year 2013-2014. Research data was obtained with the traditional survey method which had been prepared by the researcher. A survey, which consists of 11 questions, primarily was prepared to determine to the opinions of lectures in the preparation phase of survey. The questionnaire is basically closed-ended type that consists the usage of smart-board, its features, pursuing the process of preparing lesson materials of academicians. In addition it is prepared by means of literature analyzing and expert views. In the research it is proved that using of smart-board helped classroom interaction in a positive way and it also helped learning German as a foreign language. What is more while setting up the smart-board materials we can't face any difficulties. As a result of the research it can be well approved that smart-board usage is a constructive way of learning by the Academicians. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.