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The study of emotional and attitudinal responses of teachers who face Phubbing during lectures
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CitationNazir, T. ve Bulut, S. (2019). The study of emotional and attitudinal responses of teachers who face Phubbing during lectures. V. Turkcess Eğitim ve SosyaL Bilimler Kongresi, İstanbul, Türkiye, 27-29 Haziran 2019 (Sözlü Sunum/Özet Bildiri).
Technology invaded every aspect of over lives and classrooms are not the exception. Basically, advancement in education technology tried hard to utilize modern technology in classrooms in order to enhance learning, improve learning environment and it revolutionized the classrooms. In this technological advancement it bought huge positive drift in learning outcomes but on another side, it bought many distractions. One of the common distractions during lectures nowadays is use of smartphones in classrooms during lectures. Teachers often find students using smartphones during there lectures and no doubt even its use had been limited strictly in the classroom policy and norms. Such kind of use of smartphone during the lectures is termed as Phubbing. The Word Phubbing is new and can be defined as the action of ignoring or snubbing someone during one-to-one interaction or in any social events by using smartphones, whether it is checking Facebook, using WhatsApp or using any other chatting applications and attempting multitasks (Nazir.,2016). This phenomenon is nowadays very common in every walk of life and it intrude in classrooms and influences teachers as well as learning environment. Thus, this kind of behavior done by students during lectures can be termed as classroom phubbing. This study will try to understand the influence of phubbing on teachers, their emotional responses, attitudes and whether it had any effect on the teacher’s motivation. The study will interview teachers regarding the phenomenon and the interviews will be guided by the survey questionnaire in order to understand there emotional and attitudinal response towards Phubbing.