Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, Winter

A Comparison of Constant Time Delay Instruction with High and Low Treatment Integrity
AbstractTime delay (TD) procedure is an effective procedure in teaching various skills to children with developmental disabilities. Moreover, research has shown that it is used with high treatment integrity (HTI). However, there are several barriers...
Activity-Based Intervention Practices in Special Education
AbstractTeaching practices in natural settings such as activity-based intervention (ABI) are suggested as alternatives to be used in effective early childhood education. As a multidisciplinary model, ABI consists of four components, which are choosing...
An Investigation of Decision Making Styles and the Five-Factor Personality Traits with Respect to Attachment Styles
AbstractThe aim of this research is to investigate if the attachment styles significantly predict the decision self-esteem, decision making styles and five-factor personality traits. Subjects of the study were 567 students in total from different faculties...
Could One Become Literate in Literacy Courses?
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the literacy skill level of the adults who participated in the basic level literacy programs when they complete the program and to investigate the relation of the determined level of literacy skill with...
Developing the Educational Belief Scale: The Validity and Reliability Study
AbstractThe aim of this study is to develop a valid and reliable scale that can be used in determining educational beliefs of teachers and prospective teachers. After studies such as scale expert views and the evaluation of intelligibility, the measure...
Generalizing Single Variable Functions to Two-Variable Functions, Function Machine and APOS
AbstractThe focus of this study in which the theoretical framework of APOS was used is students' generalizing function notion from single variable to two-variable function concepts in Analysis II course in the elementary mathematics education program....
Instruments Used in Doctoral Dissertations in Educational Sciences in Turkey: Quality of Research and Analytical Errors
AbstractThe aim of this study was to define the level of quality and types of analytical errors for measurement instruments used [i.e., interview forms, achievement tests and scales] in doctoral dissertations produced in educational sciences in Turkey....
Meta-Cognitive Strategy Usage and Epistemological Beliefs of Primary School Teacher Trainees*
AbstractThis study was designed as a descriptive survey study in order to determine primary education teacher trainees' epistemological beliefs; the use of metacognitive strategies; and the relationship between epistemological beliefs and metacognitive...
Predictors of the Elementary School Proficiency Exams and Issues of Equality in Educational Facilities
AbstractThe main purpose of this study is to determine whether school/student, classroom/student, teacher/student ratio, and the Human Development Index (I.G.E.) rates by province predict a province's total 6th and 7th grade Elementary School Proficiency...
Prospective Computer Teachers' Mental Images about the Concepts of "School" and "Computer Teacher"*
AbstractIn this phenomenological study, prospective computer teachers' mental images related to the concepts of "school" and "computer teacher" were examined through metaphors. Participants were all the 45 seniors majoring in the Department of Computer...
Sample Size in Differential Item Functioning: An Application of Hierarchical Linear Modeling
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to examine the number of DIF items detected by HGLM at different sample sizes. Eight different sized data files have been composed. The population of the study is 798307 students who had taken the 2006 OKS Examination....
School Principals' Technology Leadership Competency and Technology Coordinatorship
AbstractThe aim of this study is to determine the primary and high school principals' competency in technology leadership and so to define implications for advanced competency. The population of the study was formed by 134 school principals in Maltepe...
School Violence: To What Extent Do Perceptions of Problem Solving Skills Protect Adolescents?
AbstractThis study examined whether adolescents' perceptions of problem solving skills differ according to their sex, experiences of exposure to violence, age and grade, and the variables predicting their experiences of exposure to violence. Data were...
The Adaptation of the Teaching-Learning Conceptions Questionnaire and Its Relationships with Epistemological Beliefs
AbstractThe primary purpose of this study was to adapt the Teaching-learning Approaches Questionnaire. The working group of the study consisted of 341 student-teachers. The results indicated that the factor structure is partially consistent with the...
The Content Analysis of the News in the National Papers concerning the Renewed Primary Curriculum
AbstractThe news in the national papers has an important role to inform the people about the content of new primary school curriculum. This study investigated the way of function with the comparison of the studies in the literature. The news concerning...
The Effect of Metaconceptual Teaching Activities on Pre-Service Biology Teachers' Conceptual Understanding about Seed Plants
AbstractThe term metaconceptual refers to metacognitive knowledge and processes that are acting on and related to one's conceptual system. In this study, metaconceptual teaching activities were implemented to facilitate preservice teachers' engagement...
The Effects of Group Size, Memory Instruction, and Session Length on the Creative Performance in Electronic Brainstorming Groups*
AbstractIn the literature, there has been a focus on the effectiveness of larger sized electronic brainstorming groups; however, mechanisms for its effectiveness still remain open to question and some methodological concerns (e.g., the evaluation of...
The Effects of Learning Strategies Instruction on Metacognitive Knowledge, Using Metacognitive Skills and Academic Achievement (Primary Education Sixth Grade Turkish Course Sample)*
AbstractThis study investigated the effects of learning strategies instruction on metacognitive knowledge, metacognitive skills, and achievement. An experimental pre-test/post-test control group design was used in the research. The study was conducted...
The Effects of Methods of Imputation for Missing Values on the Validity and Reliability of Scales
AbstractThe main aim of this study is the comparative examination of the factor structures, corrected item-total correlations, and Cronbach-alpha internal consistency coefficients obtained by different methods used in imputation for missing values in...
The Opinions of Liberal Arts Professors about the Teacher Education System (an Example of Uludag University, Liberal Arts Faculty)*
AbstractThe place of liberal arts faculties in teacher education is a much debated topic. After the 1980s, liberal arts faculties are more involved in teacher education. The purpose of this study is to determine the opinions of those professors working...
The Relationship between University Students' Academic Achievement and Perceived Organizational Image*
AbstractThe purpose of present study was to determine the relationship between university students' academic achievement and perceived organizational image. The sample of the study was the senior students at the faculties and vocational schools in Umuttepe...
The Relationships between Organizational Justice, Confidence, Commitment, and Evaluating the Manager and the Perceptions of Conflict Management at the Context of Organizational Behavior
AbstractIn this study, the perceptions related to strategies of conflict management, organizational confidence, organizational justice, organizational commitment and evaluating the manager which are effective on the organizational behavior of teachers...
The Responsibility Education of Teacher Candidates
AbstractIn this study, it was aimed to take the views and suggestions of academicians working at the faculty of education on what can be done about teacher candidates' responsibility education. This study was designed on the basis of qualitative research...
Turkish Teachers' Expectancies for Success in Inclusive Classrooms
AbstractThe present study was designed to investigate (a) which social skills were accepted as critical for success in inclusive classrooms according to the Turkish general classroom teachers and (b) whether the teachers' expectancies related to social...
University Students' Problematic Internet Use and Communication Skills According to the Internet Use Purposes
AbstractThis study was carried out to investigate whether the levels of university students' problematic internet use and of perceived communication skills differ with respect to their basic internet use purposes. The participants were 411 university...