Turkish EFL Pre-service Teachers” Attitudes towards Multimedia-enhanced Wiki-mediated Blended Learning Environments: A Case Study

2015-01-01
With a variety of changes taking place in the role of learners and teachers in the 21st century, learners are expected to be active participants in the learning process through interaction and collaboration, while teachers act as facilitators, creating learning opportunities for the former and monitoring the learning process. This chapter aims to highlight perceptions of Turkish pre-service teachers' of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) concerning a wiki project in a freshman contextual grammar course. Considering the limited research on wiki use in the Turkish teacher education context, this mixed method case study aimed to explore perceptions of pre-service English teachers' wiki learning experiences and investigate their critical appraisal of the project at a state university. The results indicated mainly favourable perceptions, pointing out the enhanced impact of wikis on group dynamics, pre-service EFL teachers' learning process, their creativity and autonomy, while revealing varying degrees of level of and satisfaction with collaborative work, and technical aspects.
Citation Formats
I. G. Kaçar, Turkish EFL Pre-service Teachers” Attitudes towards Multimedia-enhanced Wiki-mediated Blended Learning Environments: A Case Study. 2015, p. 404.