Haptic's suitability to constructivist learning environment: aspects of teachers and teacher candidates


World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, CYPRUS, 4 - 07 February 2009, vol.1, pp.1255-1263 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.224
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1255-1263
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Until today many technologies are used in constructivist learning environments. As for this study, it is tried to reveal haptic's suitability to constructivist education environments together with aspects of 6 teachers and 21 teacher candidates. Semi-structured interview and qualitative methods are used for this study. In this study, it is revealed that haptic is suitable to constructivist learning environments by providing active, cognizing, exploring and meaningful learning. Showing the scene on the computer to the class with projector and using work sheets in the application were presented as solution to the problems. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved