Determining Teachers’ Views intended the Use of Digital Games in Science Education

Mustafa Metin, Neslihan Durmus
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Abstract


The main purpose of the research is to determine teachers' views on the use of digital games in science education. In accordance with this purpose, the research was carried out with the phenomenology method which one of the qualitative research methods, was conducted with eight volunteer science teachers working in different public schools within the 2022-2023 academic year. The participants of the study were selected via the criterion sampling method, which is one of the purposeful sampling methods. A semi-structured interview form was used as a data collection tool in the research. The data collected taking this interview form into consideration was analyzed using the content analysis method. Through the interviews was concluded that digital games are a tool that helps students focus on their attention and learn permanently. Besides, teachers stated that digital games measure science achievements at the sub-cognitive level (knowledge and comprehension) of Bloom's taxonomy. Based on this, digital games ought to be designed to measure the meta-cognitive level of Bloom's taxonomy.

Keywords


Digitalization, Digital game, Phenomenology study, Science education, Teachers’ views

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Metin, M. & Durmuş, N. (2024). Determining teachers’ views intended the use of digital games in science education. International Journal of Technology in Education and Science (IJTES), 8(2), 269-295. https://doi.org/10.46328/ijtes.538




DOI: https://doi.org/10.46328/ijtes.538

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