Makale özeti ve diğer detaylar.
The purpose of the present study is to determine elementary school 6th grade students' attitudes towards technology and their opinions about teaching science and technology course through interactive whiteboard (IWB). Technology attitude scale developed by Yurdugül and Aşkar was used to determine students' attitudes towards technology and an interview protocol including one open-ended question was used to elicit students' opinions about teaching science and technology course through IWB. According to findings of the study, while there is no significant relationship between the gender variable and their attitudes towards technology, there is a significant difference favoring the male students in relation to tendency towards technology and technology for everyone, and a significant difference favoring the female students in relation to negative aspects of technology. Moreover, the students stated that they learn the topics better when IWB is used in teaching science and technology course, they feel more motivated and visualizations help them to understand better.