Electronic Media and Online Parent-Teacher Cooperation

Author: Viera Kurincová
Institution: Independent Researcher
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5080-1429
Author: Tomáš Turzák
Institution: Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2221-8188
Author: Anna Klimentová
Institution: Independent Researcher
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6200-8065
Year of publication: 2022
Source: Show
Pages: 147-161
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/kie.2022.02.09
PDF: kie/136/kie13609.pdf

The paper focuses on pedagogical theory and practice, which was brought to the fore about a year ago in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors deal particularly with the implementation of electronic media into family-school cooperation. The paper presents mainly the views and theories of authors from abroad, where the issue is more researched than in Slovakia. These are maintained by selected empirical data obtained by the authors during the pedagogical practice by means of the research carried out during the first lockdown in Slovakia (2020). We obtained the results by providing an online questionnaire. The research sample consisted of teachers at the primary level of education and parents of primary school pupils. It can be observed that traditional face-to-face ways of communication are still favoured among parents and teachers and that various barriers determine the so-called e-nvolvement of parents in parent-teacher cooperation. Another dimension of family-school cooperation is represented by an insufficient preparation of both parents and teachers.

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