Views of Physical Education Teachers on Distance Education During the Covid-19 Pandemic Period: A Qualitative Study

  •  Hande Baba Kaya    


This study was carried out in order to examine the opinions of physical education teachers about the remote (online) education of schools due to the Covid-19 epidemic in our country and in the world in recent years, and the remote teaching of physical education lessons in this process. Within the scope of this study, it was tried to determine the opinions of physical education teachers about the distance education process, the problems they encountered, the efficiency and adequacy of the lessons, the advantages and disadvantages of the process. The study was designed using a qualitative research method, and the study group was determined using the stratified sampling method. Study data were collected by the researcher by interview method. The analysis of the data was carried out using the content analysis method. According to the findings of the research, in the evaluations of the participants; It has been observed that the majority of them define distance education as virtual education, the majority of them express that it is important and necessary to teach physical education lessons in distance education, the biggest advantage in the process of teaching the lessons is the lack of time and space limit, and the disadvantage is that distance education cannot provide the same equality of opportunity for every student. At the end of the study, suggestions were given to make physical education lessons more efficient in the distance education process.

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