TECHNOLOGICAL DIMENSION OF TURKISH SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULA
Nowadays technology is rapidly developed and training modern human type is one of the important problems. Modern human type means people, having updated and scientific information, reaching, using and producing information. Using of technology as part of some courses in educational activities makes a significant contribution to train these people. The aim of this study is to elicit the place of technology in social studies curricula. This study was designed with qualitative methodology, specifically document analysis. In this context, social studies curricula guides were used as data sources (documents). The data were gathered in the fall semester of 2014-2015 academic year. Collected data were analyzed with descriptive analysis. The results of the study showed that the general goals, content, teaching-learning process, and measurement-evaluation tools and methods of curricula were designed to enable using technology and technological products actively.
Social studies, curriculum, technology, educational technology