Technological Tools in Education: Actionbound Experience of Prospective Biology Teachers




Actionbound, Mobile Learning, Plant Blindness, Prospective Teachers


This study aims to analyse the experiences and perspectives of prospective biology teachers regarding their excursions using Actionbound to learn about plant species. The participants in the study consist of 30 undergraduate prospective biology teachers. The focus is on the prospective teachers’ enjoyment of the Actionbound experience, the duration to complete the excursion, their willingness to engage in another task-based game, and their views on implementing mobile device-supported biology teaching, specifically related to the design of a biology lesson using Actionbound. The prospective biology teachers predominantly found their experience with Actionbound enjoyable. Their perspectives centred on the App’s usability in education and its technical usability. Results show that biology lesson designed with mobile devices positively impacts knowledge retention, motivation, interest, and enjoyment. The results underscore the importance of designing learning environments for effective biology education and teacher training.


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Author Biographies

Sena Seçil Akpınarlı, Research Assistant, Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University, Turkey.

Res. Asst., Department of Biology Education

Pınar Köseoğlu, Professor, Department of Biology Teaching, Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University, Turkey.

Prof. Dr., Department of Biology Teaching




How to Cite

Akpınarlı, S. S., & Köseoğlu, P. (2024). Technological Tools in Education: Actionbound Experience of Prospective Biology Teachers. MIER Journal of Educational Studies Trends and Practices, 14(1), 226–247.





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