Investigation of Teaching in the Technological Environment in terms of Orchestration in the Mathematics Teaching Process
Keywords:Instrumental formation, Orchestration, Mathematics teaching
The aim of this research is to examine the mental processes of a mathematics teacher including the instrumental action schemes related to the selection of tools and the use of these tools in the technological environment during the teaching process. In this research, it is aimed to examine in depth the awareness of a secondary school mathematics teacher about the mental and behavioral processes of the instrumental orchestration choices used in the process of integrating technology into the lecture and the instrumentalization and instrumentation processes that occur with the instrumented action schemes in the instrumental genesis during the lesson preparation and lesson experiences. In the study, qualitative research methods were used. This study was designed as a case study, one of the qualitative research designs, in which the indicators of Instrumental Theory can be observed in the best way and the process of the case can be examined in the best way. In addition, since this study requires an in-depth examination of the participant in every aspect, the single-case study was considered as the most appropriate design. In this study, a female teacher working in a public secondary school during the 2020 – 2021 academic year was chosen as the participant. The selection criteria of this teacher were determined by knowing the changed curriculum, having taken courses with technology-supported mathematics teaching course content throughout her university education, her perspective and willingness to assist the course content in these technology-supported courses, her perspective on technology during her teaching life, and finally her thoughts about her views on technology. In order to provide data diversity and to get full answers to the research questions, semi-structured interview, document analysis and non-participant observation were used as data collection tools in the study. The research results and findings were concluded by considering the teacher's schemes, instrumentation processes and instrumental orchestration elements in arranging the technological teaching environment.