DETERMINATION OF THE SATISFACTION LEVELS OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS REGARDING THE E-LEARNING APPLICATION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Cengiz Tuysuz, Ilker Ugulu

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Due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, schools and universities around the world had to interrupt their education and switched to online education. In this study, it is aimed to determine the satisfaction levels of prospective teachers who have to take their courses with web-based distance education due to the pandemic towards e-learning. The satisfaction scale regarding the e-learning process developed by Gulbahar (2012) was used to collect data. The study was conducted at a state university in Turkey with 520 university students (prospective teachers). In this study, it was determined that prospective teachers were generally satisfied with the e-learning process. Students stated their level of satisfaction with the sub-dimensions of "Communication and Usability", "Teaching Process" and "Teaching Content" mostly as "often" and "always" on a Likert-type scale. While the students mostly answered "rarely" and "often" questions about the interaction of the "Interaction and Evaluation" sub-dimension, they answered "often" and "always" to the questions about Evaluation. In addition, a positive significant relationship at the level of 0.01 was found between four sub-dimensions in the study.

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distance education, teacher candidates, university students, satisfaction

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