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Experimental Studies in Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language in Relation to Web-Based Computer Technologies

Olcay SALTIK Download Article PDF

The purpose of this research is to investigate how Web based and computer technologies impact studies, in teaching Turkish as a foreign language. Through a qualitative approach the study extensively explores this subject matter. To examine studies related to the use of Web based technology in teaching Turkish, a document analysis technique was employed. Data were collected from scientific journal articles and thesis studies published between 2010 and 2023 with a focus on teaching Turkish as a foreign language using Web based technology. The research specifically looked at studies conducted from 2010 onwards and twelve articles and thesis studies on the subject were examined. These studies demonstrated the effects of Web 2.0 tools and applications like Voki, Kahoot! ChatGPT, blogs and podcasts on language learning processes. The findings indicate that effectively integrating technology into language instruction plays a role in enhancing students language skills and motivation. Furthermore remote education platforms have the potential to revolutionize language learning experiences. The results also highlight that technology supported experimental studies can be successfully utilized in teaching Turkish as a foreign language. Overall these findings emphasize the potential of technology and Web based applications, in language instruction.