Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 1, Pages 40 - 52 2019-06-17

Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning

Ahmet Murat Uzun [1] , Selcan Kilis [2]


This study aims to explore preservice teachers’ opinions about their instructors’ use of PowerPoint slides during classes. To this end, 10 preservice teachers were selected through convenience sampling and semi-structured interviews were then conducted. The interviews were held one-by-one and audio recorded after having received permission from the interviewees. The recorded audio data was then transcribed and subsequently coded using QDA Miner Lite analytical software. Data analysis was then carried out by two researchers in order to eliminate bias and to enhance objectivity in the qualitative coding process. The findings indicated that the preservice teachers, in terms of the design and content of their instructors’ PowerPoint slides, complained mostly about text inefficiency, whereas they favored the visual aids used in the slides. The findings also indicated that in terms of the perceived effects of using PowerPoint on preservice teachers’ learning, they favored the slides because of their simplification of the content, using PowerPoint as multimedia, using PowerPoint slides as course notes, and for following the course content easier. On the other hand, they complained about instructors’ frequently just reading from the slides verbatim. The findings of the study may inspire instructors to use PowerPoint more effectively in their classes, and thereby to become better role models to the preservice teachers they are instructing.

PowerPoint, Slides, Effect of Slides, Slides Use in Classrooms
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-1852-8802
Author: Ahmet Murat Uzun (Primary Author)
Institution: AFYON KOCATEPE UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5751-2363
Author: Selcan Kilis
Institution: Giresun University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 17, 2019

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APA Uzun, A , Kilis, S . (2019). Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 6 (1) , 40-52 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.547253
MLA Uzun, A , Kilis, S . "Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 40-52 <http://ijcer.net/en/issue/45744/547253>
Chicago Uzun, A , Kilis, S . "Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 40-52
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ISNAD Uzun, Ahmet Murat , Kilis, Selcan . "Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 / 1 (June 2019): 40-52 . https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.547253
AMA Uzun A , Kilis S . Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(1): 40-52.
Vancouver Uzun A , Kilis S . Impressions of Pre-Service Teachers about Use of PowerPoint Slides by Their Instructors and Its Effects on Their Learning. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(1): 52-40.