HAYEF: Journal of Education
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An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Teacher and Student Motivation in Online Education


İstanbul University School of Foreign Languages, İstanbul, Turkey

HAYEF: Journal of Education 2024; 21: 57-65
DOI: 10.5152/hayef.2024.23005
Read: 639 Downloads: 292 Published: 25 January 2024

Online educaton has become a central part of our lives with the outbreak of coronavirus disease and it has determined the success of online educaton. The current qualitatve study, which employs thematc data analysis, aims to gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of online educaton on preparatory school students and instructors. Therefore, semistructured interviews were conducted with a total of six instructors and nine students in a large state university. All the partcipants were chosen via purposive sampling. The results indicate that online educaton has motvatng and demotvatng dimensions for the partcipants. Its fexibility, tme-saving aspect, lesson recordings, and enabling introverted students to study at their own pace were found motvatng, while distractng factors, lack of interacton especially for extroverted students, insufcient training to conduct online lessons, disconfrmaton of expectatons regarding the preparatory school students’ frst year of university life were found demotvatng. However, the partcipants reported an increase in their motvaton level since the beginning of the transiton to online educaton with getng accustomed to online educaton and an increase in the profciency level. The results of the study have a number of implicatons for policymakers to gain the utmost efciency in the online educaton process.

Cite this artcle as: Kıyançiçek, E., & Çoban, M. (2024). An investgaton of the factors afectng teacher and student motvaton in online educaton. HAYEF: Journal of Educaton, 21(1), 57-65.

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