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Souhail TAMIMI, Heba AbuZayyad-NUSEIBEH

TEACHERS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS TRANSITIONING TO THE SMART SCHOOL (BLENDED EDUCATION) IN ‎JERUSALEM PUBLIC SCHOOLS

This study aimed to identify the attitudes of teachers in Jerusalem public schools towards the ‎smart school (blended education) and to reveal the difference in viewpoints according to the ‎variables of the study, in addition to identifying the teachers’ perceptions about the requirements ‎for transforming public schools in Jerusalem into smart schools and the obstacles to the transition ‎to the blended learning method The study population consisted of all the teachers of the ‎Palestinian government schools in Al-Quds Governorate, which are within the influence of the ‎‎"Al-Quds Al-Sharif" Directorate for the academic year 2021/2022. Their number is (988) male ‎and female teachers, while the study sample consisted of (316) individuals who were chosen ‎randomly. The researcher developed a questionnaire derived from Saeed (2020) study, and it ‎consisted of three parts; The first part relates to the personal information of the sample members, ‎and the second part is the teachers’ attitudes towards switching to the smart school (blended ‎education) in public schools in Jerusalem, which included (20) paragraphs distributed in two ‎areas: the trend towards blended learning, and preferences for educational technology, and the ‎third part is It consists of two open-ended questions with the aim of identifying teachers’ ‎perceptions of the requirements for transforming public schools in Jerusalem into smart schools ‎‎(blended education) and the obstacles to switching to the blended education method from their ‎point of view. The validity of the questionnaire was verified through the validity of the arbitrators. ‎Verify it by calculating the internal consistency coefficient (Cronbach's alpha) for the study ‎sample, where it was found that it is equal to (.83).‎ The results of the study indicated that the teachers’ attitudes towards switching to the smart ‎school (blended education) in public schools in Jerusalem were moderately positive and indicated ‎that there were statistically significant differences at the significance level (α ≥ 0.05) in the ‎average responses of the study sample to the attitudes of the study sample. Teachers towards ‎switching to the smart school (blended education) in public schools in Jerusalem due to the ‎gender variable, as well as to the field of educational technology preferences, where the ‎differences were in favor of males, and that there were no statistically significant differences for ‎the educational qualification variable, school level, experience, age, your skills level The ‎differences were in favor of the advanced level, the number of lessons that were given in the ‎blended learning method, the number (courses) of technological training programs received in the ‎subject of blended learning, and the highest frequency of teachers’ suggestions about ways ‎Transforming public schools in Jerusalem governorate into smart-answer schools “providing the ‎school with the necessary equipment and means, improving the infrastructure, including internet ‎and electricity, and providing teachers and students With smart devices, and the highest ‎frequency of obstacles to switching to the blended learning method, the answer was “the absence ‎of a greeting structure and an appropriate classroom environment.‎ The study came out with many recommendations.‎

Keywords: Smart School, Blended Learning, Jerusalem Governorate Schools

http: //dx.doi.org/10.47832/2757-5403.16.13‎


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