School Administrators' Views on Distance Education during the Covid-19 Pandemic Process
Schools are among the most important educational organisations where education and training activities are carried out. Along with the impossibility of the continuation of face-to-face education during the COVID-19 pandemic, the distance education process has affected schools' abilities to continue educational activities. School administrators, who are among the most important sections responsible for properly carrying out education and training services in schools, have played a significant role in continuing distance education during the present COVID-19 pandemic. Although school administrators have carried out schools' general activities within the framework of social isolation rules, they have done all kinds of work to efficiently continue the distance education process. This study aimed to determine school administrators' views on distance education activities during the COVID-19 pandemic process. The study results are considered important since they will provide information on school administrators' perceptions of distance education during the COVID-19 pandemic process. The study was designed according to the qualitative research method. 46 school administrators (Principal or Deputy Principal) working in Elazığ province. A structured interview form was used as the data collection method. The "content analysis" was performed in the study. The responses in all interview forms were tabulated under common codes to form categories (themes).