Use of Education Information Network on Mathematics Achievements of Secondary School Students: The Teachers’ Views

Volume 7 Issue1 (January 2022)
Mustafa GÜNGÖR Salih SARIŞIK Sevilay SARIŞIK Cemal YAMAK
Pages: 1-12 Download Count : 175 View Count: 457 DOI Number 10.24331/ ijere.1014308 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The main aim of the research is to determine teachers' opinions on the impact of the Education Information Network, which is continuously updated and developed, on the success of studentds’ entering high school entrance exam in Turkey by means of necessary studies. Case study which is one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the study. The study group of the research consists of 25 mathematics teachers teaching mathematics in the 8th grade of secondary schools affiliated to the Ministry of Education in Sakarya province in the 2019-2020 academic year. Semi-structured interview technique, one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the study. In the research, as a data collection tool, "semi-structured interview form" developed by the researcher was used. In order to determine whether the questions in the interview form were suitable for the purpose of the interview or not, expert opinion was consulted. Necessary corrections were made in line with the suggestions and criticisms of the experts. Due to the pandemic process involved, the interviews with the teachers in the study were made via e-mail and the data obtained were analyzed by descriptive analysis method. In line with the findings obtained from the research data, the teachers stated that the acquisitions were positive, the course content provided for the high school entrance exam was sufficient, and the evaluation process was sufficient but insecure. Ensuring active participation of students in the course, adding content suitable for individual differences, eliminating technical deficiencies, eliminating inequality of opportunity, developing and improving in terms of content and materials were suggested by the participants.

Keywords

  • Education Information Network
  • Secondary School
  • Maths
  • High School Entrance Exam
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