Evaluations and suggestions of prospective music teachers regarding the realization of content knowledge courses through distance education

Evaluations and suggestions of prospective music teachers


  • Esin Uçal Canakay Dokuz Eylul University
  • Yaren Nejla Ekdi
  • Ezgi Tamcan


Education is one of the most damaged areas due to the corona virus, which has taken the whole world under its influence in a short time. As it is known, in March 2020, because of the Covid-19 pandemic in our country, the distance education started at all levels of education. Dokuz Eylul University carried out this process through a distance education platform created within the university. Department of Music Education undergraduate curriculum includes many practical courses as well as theoretical courses. For this reason, it is important for the students of the Department of Music Education to evaluate the distance education process, especially for the practice-based field education courses. From this point of view, in this study, it is aimed to determine the suggestions of Dokuz Eylul University Department of Music Education undergraduate students, to evaluate the content knowledge courses conducted through distance education during the Covid-19 pandemic process and to shed light on the distance education applications that may be made from now on. The data of the research will be collected by the focus group interview method. Content analysis will be applied for the data collected from the interviews and the findings will be revealed. Research results will be presented within the framework of suggestions regarding the distance education process of the students, the use of the distance education platform, the materials, methods and techniques used in the courses, measurement and evaluation in distance education, the contribution of the distance education process to their professional development, hybrid education or lessons to be planned with the distance education again.