Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

Veiws of instructors on the use of textbooks in Turkish education departments

Omer Tugrul KARA
  • Omer Tugrul KARA
  • University of Cukurova, Faculty of Education, Department of Turkish Education, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 31 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 14 May 2015
  •  Published: 10 June 2015


Textbooks have a great importance in instructing and sharing experiences by the use of theoretical information. This study aims to present views of instructors regarding the selection and use of textbooks in Turkish education departments. For that purpose, the participants in this survey composed of 15 instructors officiating in the Turkish Education Departments at Çukurova University and Hakkâri University. In the study, data were collected by means of semi-structured interview questions. The questions were prepared by a researcher. Data were analyzed using content analysis method. Consequently,  information was gathered which was related to the use and content of the textbooks that instructors of the Turkish education departments used in lectures.

Key words: Instructor, Turkish education, textbook.