ICT Implementation to Improve Rural Students’ Achievement in Physics

  • Dionysios Trikoilis University of Nicosia


Due to the challenges of the new era teachers enrich their teaching approaches with the implementation of ICT tools. Worldwide literature provides solid evidence underlying the potential of technology for supporting everyday teaching practice, providing an interactive teaching and learning environment. This quantitative small scale study describes the implementation of ICT in a teaching scenario in high school Physics. The scenario focused on a computer simulation about the uniformly accelerated linear motion and was the outcome of Distance-based instructional coaching (DBIC). The specific DBIC has been designed to support the professional development of rural science teachers. The scenario was presented to a class of twenty randomly selected tenth-grade level students of a Greek rural island, with great success. The benefits of applying the scenario are outlined not only through the satisfactory statistically significant student outcomes, but also through the student reflection that followed.


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How to Cite
TRIKOILIS, Dionysios. ICT Implementation to Improve Rural Students’ Achievement in Physics. European Journal of Physics Education, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 2, p. 22-33, july 2021. ISSN 1309-7202. Available at: <http://eu-journal.org/index.php/EJPE/article/view/312>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2023.