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Prof. Dr. Vasfi Tugun) Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 OJS 3.3.0.8 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Message from Editor in chief https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/7069 <p>Dear reader,</p> <p>Thank you for showing interest in the Volume 14 Number 2, March 2022 edition of our World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues. The aim of this issue was to present technological and online methods of learning, that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. Other topics are included which cover issues that influence education and students. Based on the aim of this issue, 15 papers were selected.</p> <p>The selected papers were authored by researchers from Kazakhstan, Northern Cyprus, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The selected papers include the following: Formation of speech activity of primary school students in foreign language teaching through technology integration;&nbsp; Mobile learning uses in vocational high school: A bibliometric analysis; Impact of university E-Learning environment on value orientations of students; Digital citizenship in education and its implication;&nbsp; Effects of smartphone utilization on junior high school students’ mathematics performance.</p> <p>We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all those who contributed to making this publication a success.</p> <p>Dear reader, enjoy reading!!</p> <p>Best Regards,</p> <p>Prof. Dr. Servet Bayram, Yeditepe University, Turkey</p> <p>Editor in Chief</p> Servet Bayram Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/7069 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Opinions of postgraduate students in Northern Cyprus towards distant education during COVID-19 pandemic https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6908 <p>In this research, the "case study" model was used to determine the views of university students in Northern Cyprus on distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic process. The population of this research consists of students studying in the districts of Nicosia, Famagusta, Girne and Lefke in Northern Cyprus. The study group was used as an easily accessible case sample and 20 students were studied in the study group. As a data collection tool in this study, a semi-structured interview form consisting of 6 open-ended questions was used, developed by the researchers regarding the views of higher education students in Northern Cyprus on distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic process. In the study, "content analysis" was used in the evaluation of the data. The collected data were organized within the framework of themes and concepts and presented in the findings. According to the results of the research, it has been determined that the online teaching of the courses during the pandemic process has various advantages and disadvantages that the students have some difficulties while using the online education system and some suggestions have been developed to make the system more useful by eliminating the disadvantages and difficulties.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: Online education, blended education, synchronous education, asynchronous education</p> Yeşim Üstün Aksoy Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6908 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Views of primary school teachers on value acquisition in virtual museums https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6969 <p>The purpose of this study is to evaluate primary school teachers’ views on value transfer in virtual museums. In the research, the phenomenological design, one of the qualitative research methods, was chosen as the research method. The study group of the research consisted of 20 teachers who taught in various primary schools in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the 2020–2021 academic year. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to obtain data. Teachers value the virtual museums’ cultural heritage, scientific benevolence, aesthetics and patriotism. The quality of museums, teacher effect, student effect and the quality of the activity are factors that teachers find effective in transferring value to virtual museums. Teachers attributed the difficulties in transferring value in virtual museums to reasons originating from the museum, the student and the school. Increasing the number and quality of museums and the variety of activities, choosing the right method, enriching the curriculum, organising parent seminars, raising awareness and motivating students have been categorised by teachers as suggestions for value transfer in virtual museums.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords; Virtual museums, value education, teacher opinions</p> Baikulova Aigerim Meirkhanovna, Saule B. Begaliyeva, Assylbek Makhabbat, Yelubayeva Rakhat, Zhanatayev Kazakbay Abdualievich, Kerimbayeva Rysty Kaldyhanovna Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6969 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Interactive multimedia based on cultural diversity to improve the understanding of civic concepts and learning motivation https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6909 <p>This study aims to produce appropriate interactive multimedia for elementary school students and determine the effectiveness of interactive multimedia to improve understanding of civic concepts and learning motivation of elementary school students. This study applies the research and development steps of the Borg and Gall model. The subjects in this study were fourth-grade elementary school students. Data collection in the initial study was carried out through interviews, observations and questionnaires. Product validation was carried out by material experts and media experts, as well as teacher and student responses. Data analysis used independent samples t-test and paired samples t-test with prerequisite tests, namely normality and homogeneity tests, and continued with the MANOVA&nbsp; test with multivariate normality test prerequisites and covariance variance homogeneity test, with a significance level of 0.05. The results showed that interactive multimedia was feasible to use, based on the results of validation by material and media experts as well as the results of teacher and student response questionnaires. Interactive multimedia is effective in increasing the understanding of civic concepts and learning motivation of elementary school students.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: Interactive multimedia, motivation, understanding civic concepts.</p> E. Kus Eddy Sartono, Tunjung Sekarwangi, Herwin Herwin Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6909 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Future biology teachers’ opinions on technological pedagogical content knowledge https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6971 <p>The purpose of this research is to evaluate the technological pedagogical content knowledge of future biology teachers. In this study, the qualitative research method was used while making associations about the findings. Twenty (20) students studying in the biology teaching department of various universities in Kazakhstan constitute the study group of the research. The data of the research were collected by semi-structured interview technique. Considering the purpose of the research, a semi-structured interview form developed by the researcher was prepared. As a result of the research, it was determined that the majority of the pre-service teachers found themselves somewhat inadequate regarding their teaching skills by suitably combining technology and teaching approaches. The vast majority of pre-service teachers find themselves inadequate regarding their ability to use information and communication technologies as a tool for students to share their thoughts and ideas.</p> <p>Keywords: Content knowledge; pedagogical knowledge; technology knowledge.&nbsp;</p> Assem Nogerbek, Sergey Sumatokhin, Assiya Maimatayeva, Gulnar Ziyayeva, Dzhumadil Childibayev Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6971 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Problems of distance education in Kazakhstan during the COVID-19 pandemic https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6913 <p>Due to the spread of COVID-19, which has become a global pandemic, Kazakhstan began distance education in universities in mid-March. During the quarantine, there were several problems with distance education. The purpose of this article is to research the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Kazakhstani educational process. The methodological basis of the study describes the general situation of science in distance education in Kazakhstan by the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis. In addition, this article determines the current state of Kazakhstan’s distance education system. At the end of the article, there are recommendations for solving major problems that have accumulated today. At the same time, this distance education process provides great opportunities for Kazakhstan, mainly the opportunity to develop the domestic information and communication technologies based on state information security. It is also an opportunity to lead people to protect themselves from COVID-19 safely in such a difficult global situation.</p> <p>Keywords: distance education, Kazakhstan education system, information and communication technology (ICT), SWOT analysis, COVID-19.</p> Ainur Seilkhan, Zhanna Abdrassulova, Meirgul Erkaebaeva, Raushan Soltan, Murat Makhambetov, Alibek Ydyrys Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6913 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Developing Kazakh language speaking skills in primary schools with zoom: Teachers' opinions https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6972 <p>This study aims to evaluate the opinions of teachers on how students gain Kazakh speaking skills with zoom in primary schools. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 teachers who gave training in the distance education process in various primary schools in Kazakhstan participated in the research. A semi-structured interview form was created by the researchers to collect the data. As a result of the research, the environment in which the student is located, the advantages of self-confidence and time saving for the student, the advantages of the teacher for saving time and reinforcing the technology-based teaching, the advantages for the parents to follow the student's participation in the course and contributing to their motivation, the opportunity to watch the student's repetition and benefit from different learning environments are the advantages of the system. they have defined. The high level of stress and anxiety and negative thoughts of the parents and the problems arising from the computer, internet, image, and sound quality were also defined as disadvantages.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords; Kazakh language; speaking skills; teacher opinions; zoom applications</p> Begaliyeva Rauan, Orazbayeva Elmira Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6972 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Effects of smartphone utilization on junior high school students’ mathematics performance https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6914 <p>Smartphones are widely used among high school students nowadays. With their constant use of this technology, they have become more dependent on it. This study assessed the extent of smartphone utilisation and the academic performance of the 195 junior high school students at a public national high school. Respondents were identified using stratified random sampling and were asked to answer a survey questionnaire assessing their smartphone utilisation during their math classes</p> <p>while their performance in the subject was determined using their First Quarter grades. The data gathered were treated using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed that the respondents had very satisfactory performance and they often use their smartphones during their math classes. Smartphone utilisation has a negative negligible correlation with the student's academic performance in Mathematics. Furthermore, Smartphone utilisation has no significant relationship between the respondents’ math performance. Hence, teachers are encouraged to monitor students’ use of gadgets during their math classes.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: academic performance, Mathematics, junior high school students, smartphone utilisation</p> Emerson Peteros, John V. de Vera, Cristy G. Laguna, Viotelino Christian B. Lapatha IV, Irene O. Mamites, Jeffrey C. Astillero Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6914 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 The technology of criterion assessment of students' knowledge in geography lessons https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6727 <p>The study aims to get the views of teachers about the difficulties encountered in online education in the evaluation of students' knowledge in geography lessons with criterion assessment technology. This research was designed in the qualitative research method and the data were evaluated following the qualitative method. The sample group of the research consisted of 80 geography teachers who teach geography at various high schools in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The researchers developed a semi-structured interview form to consult the opinions of teachers about the difficulties encountered in online education. As a result of the research, Geography teachers found measurement and evaluation opportunities in face-to-face education more advantageous than in online education. In line with the findings obtained from the research, it has emerged that it is necessary to make improvements for the healthy application of criterion evaluation technology in online measurement and evaluation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: Assessment; criterion assessment; evaluation; online learning.</p> Sagyngali Kalkashev, Ussenov Nurbol, Bakhadurkhan Abdimanapov, Kulyash Kaimuldinova, Aliya Ayapbekova, Margulan Nurhanov Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6727 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Digital citizenship in education and its implication https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6952 <p>Nowadays, billions of people across the world communicate with one another using a variety of technological means. As a result of this connection, we now live in a digital world where people can learn, work, play, and socialize with ease. Likewise, educators of all skills levels may not understand how to use technology effectively. Hence, both students and teachers need to become a member of a digital citizenry. Findings revealed that in terms of the elements of digital citizenship, teachers are significantly higher than students. The results indicate that students are at risk in this digital environment along with the covid-19 pandemic.&nbsp; This critical aspect addresses the schools to provide initiative and integrate digital citizenship in the curriculum in order to provide a responsible digital citizen.</p> <p>Keywords: Digital citizenship, Basic Education, Digital education, Self-education, Responsible citizen</p> Reylan Capuno, Roberto Suson, Decem Suladay, Vivian Arnaiz, Imelda Villarin, Emelyn Jungoy Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6952 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Technologization of the pedagogical process in preschool educational institutions https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6974 <p>This article deals with the problem of preschool education. The research aims to theoretically substantiate, develop and test the author's Concept and the corresponding educational and methodological support for the technological development of the pedagogical process, as a means of increasing the effectiveness of preschool children in the context of solving the state's strategic tasks in the field of pre-school education. The study collected data through an experiment and a survey. At the various stages of the study, about 700 preschool teachers, 450 students and undergraduates, and 1500 preschool children took part in the experimental and pedagogical work. The scientific novelty consists of theoretical substantiation, development, and testing by the experimental and experimental way of the author's Concept and appropriate educational and methodological support of the technological process of the pedagogical process. The obtained results of the research will improve the pedagogical process in the pre-school educational institution.</p> <p>Keywords: Pedagogical process; pre-school preparation; technological development; visual activity.</p> Rakhila Zh Aubakirova, Roza Karpykovna Bekmagambetova, Gulbarshyn Belgibayeva, Oxana G. Belenko, Kostyunina Alyona Anatolyevna, Mishchenko Ekaterina Vitalevna, Nurgu Sultanova Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6974 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Completion factor in massive open online course in developing countries: A literature review in 2015-2021 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6919 <p>Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) has helped develop the education sector since the Covid-19 pandemic, though it causes low retention. This study used a systematic literature review method to analyze the factors affecting the retention level of MOOCs participants in developing countries and worldwide. A total of 89 publications in the Scopus journal during 2015-2021 and 26 published in developing countries were examined. The results showed that the factors affecting the retention level of MOOCs' participants include perceived ease of use, usefulness, social influence, and self-efficacy. However, motivation was an insignificant factor in developing countries despite being significant worldwide. Infrastructure was an internal factor for the retention level among participants, though this study can be further expanded using better methods. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: massive open online course; retention; dropout; completion; literature review; developing country</p> Liliana Liliana, Paulus Insap Santosa, Sri Suning Kusumawardani Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6919 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Impact of university E-Learning environment on value orientations of students https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6975 <p>Transferring values to future generations have become one of the important aims of education. This study aims to evaluate students’ views on the role of the online learning environment on the value orientations of university students. This study was carried out using the case study method, one of the qualitative research methods. The study group of the research consists of 25 students studying at various universities in Kazakhstan in the fall semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. The researchers created a semi-structured interview form to determine the role of the online learning environment on the value orientations of university students. As a result of the research, students found online learning advantageous in terms of gaining self-confidence, responsibility, a comfortable life, adaptability, respect for others, and acceptance of norms. They stated that the online learning environment is disadvantageous in terms of success, happiness, excitement, friendship, sharing, cultural and universal values.</p> <p>Keywords: &nbsp;E-Learning Environment; Kazakhstan; university environment; values; &nbsp;value orientations.</p> Shabden Meruyert, Bulatbaeva Aigul, Doshybekov Aidyn, Shalabayeva Laura , Kozhabergenova Gaukhar Esenbaevna Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6975 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Mobile learning uses in vocational high school: A bibliometric analysis https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6990 <p>Mobile learning enables organizations to meet the educational demands of digital native learners in the digital era. Education at the vocational high school level also makes use of it, as this level of education has unique characteristics in terms of the type of learning that occurs, notably the emphasis of practice-based learning. There has not been a study on the usage of mobile learning at the vocational high school level that has used the bibliometric method to provide a baseline for future research. The objective of this paper is to conduct a thorough bibliometric analysis of the literature on mobile learning in vocational high schools. Articles were obtained from the Scopus database, as many as 121 articles were studied in this study, out of 132 articles discovered between 2015 - 2020. After managing the database, the researcher used VOSviewer software to classify and visualize co-authorship, co-accuracy, and citation. Overall, the information presented in this review can be used as a starting point for future research on the topic of m - learning in educational process of&nbsp;vocational high school.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: bibliometric analysis, mobile learning, mobile learning application, E-learning, vocational high school</p> Madziatul Churiyah, Sholikhan Sholikhan, Filianti Filianti Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6990 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 The role of school and family cooperation in inclusive education https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6976 <p>Every year the number of children with disabilities and special needs increases in the world. The relevance of this topic is determined by the issue of inclusive education, which has become increasingly important in recent years. The purpose of the article is to theoretically substantiate the problem of inclusive education, to contribute to solving this problem through the interaction of school and family. The study analyzed a series of surveys of parents, and observed children with disabilities, using methods such as analysis, synthesis, generalization, diagnosis, and various practical work revealed comparative data. As a result of the experimental work, the levels of inclusion of children with disabilities in society, the level of knowledge, skills, and psychophysical development were identified, effective work in this area was determined, and comparative data were obtained. The materials of the article can be useful for school teachers, and educators in working with children with disabilities.</p> <p>Keywords: Collective work; Education; family interaction; health.</p> <p> </p> Akhmetova Elmira, Almetov Negmatzhan Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/6976 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300 Formation of speech activity of primary school students in foreign language teaching through technology integration https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/7023 <p>The aim of this study is to create an activity by means of technology integration in the foreign language learning of primary school students. A quantitative research method was used in the study. The research was conducted in the fall semester of 2021–2022. A total of 248 voluntary primary school students who continued their education in Kazakhstan participated in the study. In the study, 3 weeks of online education, English education and mobile technology education were provided to elementary school students. In the study, the ‘technology in education’ measurement tool developed by the researchers and compiled by experts in the field was used. The measurement tool was delivered and collected by online method to primary school students. The analysis of the data was carried out using the SPSS programme; frequency analysis was carried out with <em>t</em>-test; and the results obtained were added to the study accompanied by tables. According to the results of the research, it was concluded that the technology and foreign language learning status of primary school students was high and the technology status was high at the same time in their English education.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Keywords: Technology Education, English Education, Elementary School Students, Distance Education</p> Kalibek Ybyraimzhanov, Kuat Baimyrzayev, Ainur Taurbekova, Yespolova Gulden, Aiym Tynyskhanova Copyright (c) 2022 World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.un-pub.eu/ojs/index.php/wjet/article/view/7023 Thu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0300