Which one is smarter? Teacher or Board

Gursul F., Tozmaz G. B.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Turkey, 4 - 08 February 2010, vol.2, pp.5731-5737 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.936
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.5731-5737
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


This study investigates the advantages and disadvantages of the use of Smart-Board and offers suggestions for effective use of Smart-Boards basing on teacher opinions. Research group is comprised of 20 teachers using Smart-Board actively at a primary school in 2009-2010 academic year. A questionnaire regarding the teachers' opinions about using Smart-Board and face-to-face interviews with 15 teachers are utilized to gather data for the study. Content analysis, a qualitative research technique, is employed to analyze the data of the study. Besides the advantages and disadvantages of using Smart-Board, the study also includes findings such as the demographic features and the frequency of Smart-Board use of the research group and the activity types that students make use of Smart-Boards. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.