Investigating In-service Elementary School Teachers’ Satisfaction with Participating in MOOC for Teaching Biological Concepts
Eirini Tzovla 1 * , Katerina Kedraka 1, Christos Kaltsidis 1
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1 Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, Laboratory of Teaching and Professional Development of Bioscientists, GREECE* Corresponding Author


This paper reports on a study exploring the in-service elementary school teachers satisfaction as far as the design and implementation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which took place during the second wave of pandemic COVID-19 and prepared in-service elementary school teachers how to teach biological concepts in Primary School with the utilization of digital educational content and Open Educational Recourses (OER). A total of 251 teachers enrolled in this MOOC of whom 142 completed the course and were asked to fill-in a questionnaire. The findings indicated that the majority of the participants were satisfied both with the specific learning experience and the participation in a learning community in which interaction, support and active participation were developed. Recommendations are made for future research.


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EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, Volume 17, Issue 3, March 2021, Article No: em1946

Publication date: 25 Feb 2021

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