Usage of Information Technology in the Programs of Music Teaching, Example of Uludag University Turkey


AKBULUT DEMİRCİ Ş., ŞENOL SAKİN A.

International Conference on Educational Research and Sports Education (ERSE), Beijing, China, 25 - 26 July 2013, vol.39, pp.210-214 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 39
  • City: Beijing
  • Country: China
  • Page Numbers: pp.210-214

Abstract

As a result of the development of the technology in 21st century, information technology is used in music education. This research carried out to assess the usage of information technology by the students who have education in the department of music teaching. The data obtained from the survey method were researched and descriptive method was used to determine the situation of usage of the information technology. The survey, thirty two questions was asked to the chosen university music education students. According to data, positive and negative effects of information technology on education were determined. Suggestions obtained according to the data are the following. For the effective use of technology in education, the necessity of installation of proven information from scientific book to social networks has emerged. Also expert people who will be responsible from technological music education must be educated and these experts should teach by standing during the practices and also teaching different musical notation and sound recording programs as smart boards are recommended. There should be adequate facilities in schools to use technology more often and trainings about the technological devices in schools should be given. To seek proposals for solutions was aimed by determining the things need to be done for more effective use of information technology.