Volume 2 Issue 1-2 (2013)

Influences of Multimedia Lesson Contents On Effective Learning

pp. 47-58  |  Published Online: November 2013  |  DOI: 10.12973/edupij.2013.212.4

Tuncay Yavuz Ozdemir, Mukadder Boydak Ozan, Ismail Aydogan

Abstract

In the information era that we experience today, there is a rapid change in the methods, techniques and materials used for education and teaching. The usage of information and communication technology-assisted teaching materials are becoming more commonplace. Parallel to these developments, the Ministry of National Education took steps to develop IT substructures of all schools in the country and implemented many projects. The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not the multimedia lesson content used by teachers affect effective learning. This study is a qualitative study, conducted with 45 teachers working in primary schools during the 2011-2012 academic year. According to the study findings, participants believe that using multimedia lesson content during lectures increases student motivation, makes students more curious and interested, and think that using multimedia lesson content has positive effects.

Keywords: information technology, multimedia lesson content, teachers, effective learning

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