Analysis And Improvement Of Prospective Teachers’ Educational Facebook Use and Development A Model For Educational Purposes

Volume 7 - Issue 2
Onur İşbulan Mübin Kıyıcı
Pages: 50-71 Download Count : 18003 View Count: 6512 DOI Number 10.17220/ijpes.2020.02.005 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


Within the scope of this research, prospective teachers’ opinions on Facebook use for educational purposes was examined, and a modeling study was conducted in accordance with these views. In this study in which mixed method research patterns were used as research model, opinions were taken from 462 prospective teachers with a view to develop Acceptance of Facebook Use for Educational Purposes Scale and Acceptance of Facebook Use for Educational Purposes Model; scale development and model development studies were completed. With Facebook Use for Educational Purposes Activity in accordance with the developed model, level of acceptance of Facebook use for educational purposes among prospective teachers was analyzed. Pilot application of Facebook use for educational purposes activities was carried out with 76 students, and its application was carried out with 67 students; at the end of application, interviews were made with 17 students through semi-structured interview form. At the end of the study, Acceptance of Facebook Use for Educational Purposes Model was created based on Technology Acceptance Model 2, and through the educational purpose Facebook activity, a significant increase was achieved in prospective teachers’ level of acceptance to Facebook use for educational purposes.

Keywords

  • Social Network
  • Technology Acceptance Model
  • Facebook
  • Facebook Use for Educational Purposes
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