Pre-service Teachers’ Concerns in Emergency Remote Teaching During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Volume 8- Issue 1 (January 2023)
Mehmet Ramazanoğlu Çelebi Uluyol
Pages: 51-62 Download Count : 577 View Count: 738 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.1202433 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley


This study seeks to reveal the concerns of pre-service teachers in emergency remote teaching applied during the Covid-19 pandemic process. The study was designed as content analysis, which is one of the qualitative research methods. The study group consists of 45 pre-service teachers who continue their education at a public university in the south-eastern region of Turkey in the spring semester of the 2021-2022 academic year and received remote teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic. A semi-structured interview form was used to collect data from pre-service teachers. The semi-structured interview form prepared through a literature review was checked by two field experts and the final decision was made for the forms in line with the obtained feedback. A voice recorder was used during the interviews. The names of the pre-service teachers interviewed in the study were coded as K1, K2, … K45. The data obtained from the interviews were descriptively analysed and themes, codes, frequencies, and percentages were determined. The concerns of pre-service teachers participating in the study during emergency remote teaching were gathered under four themes. As a result, it was revealed that pre-service teachers experienced concern about using computers, professional and personal development, communication and social interaction, effectiveness and online trust in emergency remote teaching applied during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recommendations for future studies were presented in the study.


  • Emergency remote teaching
  • concern
  • online learning
  • distance learning
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