Student Satisfaction in Distance Education: A Research on Teacher Candidate
Keywords:Distance education, distance teaching, satisfaction, teacher candidate, student satisfaction scale
The aim of this study is to examine the satisfaction levels of distance education students in terms of various variables. Survey study design, one of the quantitative research method designs, was used in the study. The study group of the research consists of 374 teacher candidate studying at Muş Alparslan University Faculty of Education. Within the scope of the purpose of the study, "Student Satisfaction Scale in Distance Education" was used to determine the satisfaction levels of the teacher candidate. According to the results obtained from the study, it was determined that the majority of the students had high satisfaction levels. It was revealed that students' satisfaction levels differed according to gender, previous distance education experience, computer usage level, mobile technology usage level, device used to connect to the internet, computer ownership status, ability to create content in digital environment, and level of solving technical problems encountered in digital environment. It was determined that the satisfaction levels of the teacher candidates did not differ according to the way they connected to the internet.
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