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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(1) 265-284

“Plickers”, The Fun State of Assessment and Evaluation: The Experiences of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers

Galip Öner

pp. 265 - 284   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.12   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.012

Published online: March 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 8  |  Number of Download: 177


Abstract

In COVID-19 pandemic process, teachers paid effort to use Web 2.0 tools to make their classes interactive and more interesting in distance education. Central institutions have also planned and implemented various in-service trainings to support usage of technology by teachers. In the 2021-2022 academic year, distance education was terminated and face-to-face education was readopted. It can be argued that it is not acceptable to return to learning-teaching process in the classrooms without technology after two years of technology-based progress experienced with all the stakeholders of education. For this reason, it is important to make effective use of various web 2.0 tools in face-to-face education in order for students to experience and internalize technology as a teaching tool. In this context, the aim of this study is to reveal the opinions of social studies pre-service teachers as regards the Plickers application that they experienced with secondary school students. Document analysis was used in the study. In this context, the reflective texts were used as a data source where 24 pre- service teachers shared their application experiences in the portfolios they prepared in the Information Technologies in Social Studies course. The obtained data were analyzed by document analysis consisting of review, detailed examination and interpretation steps. As a result of the study, it was determined that the preparation and application processes of Plickers were experienced as “easy” and that its advantages outnumber disadvantages.

Keywords: Social studies, plickers, web 2.0, assessment and evaluation, pre-service teachers


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APA 6th edition
Oner, G. (2023). “Plickers”, The Fun State of Assessment and Evaluation: The Experiences of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers . TAY Journal, 7(1), 265-284. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.12

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Oner, G. (2023). “Plickers”, The Fun State of Assessment and Evaluation: The Experiences of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers . TAY Journal, 7(1), pp. 265-284.

Chicago 16th edition
Oner, Galip (2023). "“Plickers”, The Fun State of Assessment and Evaluation: The Experiences of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers ". TAY Journal 7 (1):265-284. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.12.

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