Opportunities and Resources for Pre-service English Teachers to Teach Writing: The Case of Northern Cyprus

Ozbilgin-Gezgin, Alev
Eröz Tuğa, Betil


EFL teachers’ perceptions about an online CALL training. A case from Turkey
Cengiz, Behice Ceyda; Seferoğlu, Gölge; Kaçar, Işıl Günseli (2017-09-01)
This paper examined a group of Turkish EFL in-service teachers’ perceptions about a four-week online CALL training they received on a voluntary basis. The data were collected via a background questionnaire, interviews and reflection reports written by the participating teachers. Findings demonstrated that online CALL training was beneficial for the teachers since they gained familiarity with cutting-edge CALL technologies and developed ideas about ho...
Perceptions and experiences of children, parents and teachers regarding the internet usage, risks and safety for children
Kaşıkçı, Duygu Nazire; Can, Gülfidan; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2014)
With the development of online technology and the Internet, opportunities has been offered for variety areas such as education, entertainment, commercial and communication to the Internet users. However, there is a general concern about the harmful consequences of certain online activities. The aim of this study is to examine the children's, parents' and teachers' experiences and perceptions about the risks of the Internet for children. This was accomplished by identifying children's Internet usage at schoo...
Attitude towards Mobile Learning in English Language Education
Yurdagül, Cemil; Öz, Saba (MDPI AG, 2018-9-10)
<jats:p>Mobile devices, especially smart phones, are the most frequently used technological devices for daily routines. Mobile devices can be used for various purposes to meet different needs. Since education is a core requirement for human beings, smart phones are being integrated into education. However, it remains to be seen whether they have an impact on learning or not. Consequently, integration of these technologies, or “mobile learning”, has become a popular research study in the field of instruction...
Effectiveness of Learning Objects in Primary School Social Studies Education: Achievement, Perceived Learning, Engagement and Usability
GÜRER, MELİH DERYA; Yıldırım, Zahide (2014-10-01)
Learning objects originated from the object oriented approach in computer science and defined as "any digital resource that can be reused to support learning" (Wiley, 2001), and they are also used in learning and teaching environments. However, literature on learning objects focus on their technical characteristics and metadata. Research on the effects of learning objects on teaching-learning environments especially in social studies lessons is scarce. So, this study examines the effectiveness of learning o...
Training early childhood teachers for sustainability: towards a "learning experience of a different kind'
Feriver, Sebnem; Teksoz, Gaye (Tuncer); Olgan, Refika; Reid, Alan (Informa UK Limited, 2016-07-01)
In this study, we discuss findings from a small-scale project evaluating an in-service teacher training programme focused on perspective transformation' in early childhood education and education for sustainability (EfS). A bespoke professional development programme was developed for Turkish early childhood teachers, based on a variety of Mezirowian-inspired adult education activities. Data were gathered using a mixed method research design, from 24 early childhood educators, through learning diaries, a Lea...
Citation Formats
A. Ozbilgin-Gezgin and B. Eröz Tuğa, “Opportunities and Resources for Pre-service English Teachers to Teach Writing: The Case of Northern Cyprus,” SECOND LANGUAGE WRITING INSTRUCTION IN GLOBAL CONTEXTS: ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER PREPARATION AND DEVELOPMENT, pp. 195–221, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/55183.