The aim of the study is to make social sciences teacher candidates integrate Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Web 2.0 technologies in social sciences courses. This study was conducted with 31 teacher candidates studying at Muallim Rıfat Faculty of Education of Kilis 7 Aralık University, in the department of Social Sciences Teaching. The action research model was used in the study. In addition, descriptive analysis method was applied to data analysis. Data collection tools of the study consisted of semi-structured forms. The action research revealed that the majority of teacher candidates had adequate information and skills for all the applications mentioned. Applications learned by the majority of teacher candidates that can be integrated into social sciences course were found to be Quizizz, Powtoon, Powerpoint, Mowi maker, Google Classroom, Toondoo, Classdojo, Canva, and Flippquiz whereas applications learned by the minority of teacher candidates were found to be applications such as WebQuest, AppInventor and Pixten. Information and skillsets of teacher candidates for the subject was also reflected on digital products made during the process. As a result, it could be noted that the action research successfully achieved its goal. Therefore, it is suggested that teacher candidates should be taught to integrate their digital competences into their fields in a practical manner during the process of teacher training.
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Miércoles, 8 Enero, 2020
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