Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring

Analysis of Primary School Curriculum of Turkey, Finland, and Ireland in Terms of Media Literacy Education
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to evaluate the implications of Media Literacy Education (MLE) in Turkey by analyzing the Primary School Curricula in terms of MLE comparatively in Turkey, Ireland and Finland. In this study, the selection of Finland...
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Analysis of the Relationship between Moral Judgment Competences and Empathic Skills of University Students
AbstractThe aim of this study is to analyse whether there is a significant relationship between moral judgment competence and empathic skills of the students studying at Uludag University. In this article, the results of two researches carried out on...
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An Investigation of Fifth Grade Students' Conceptual Development of Probability through Activity Based Instruction: A Quasi-Experimental Study
AbstractThis study aims to compare the effects of activity-based instruction and traditional instruction on fifth grade primary school students' conceptual development of probability. The study was conducted through quasi-experimental method and carried...
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A Qualitative Study on Classroom Management and Classroom Discipline Problems, Reasons, and Solutions: A Case of Information Technologies Class
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate classroom management and discipline problems that Information Technology teachers have faced, and to reveal underlying reasons and possible solutions of these problems by considering the views of parents,...
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Cartoons as a Teaching Tool: A Research on Turkish Language Grammar Teaching
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the eff ect of teaching by utilizing cartoons on student success in the Turkish language courses in primary school secondary level students. Working group of the study consists of 54 students studying...
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Comparison of Differential Item Functioning Determination Techniques: HGLM, LR and IRT-LR
AbstractThe aim of this research is to determine differential item functioning (DIF) by hierarchical linear modeling (HGLM) on test items and comparing these results by the DIF results determined by logistic regression (LR) and IRT-likelihood ratio (IRT-LR)...
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Mathematics Teachers' Topic-Specific Pedagogical Content Knowledge in the Context of Teaching A^sup 0^, 0! and a ÷ 0
AbstractThe aim of this study is to explore high-school school mathematics teachers' topic-specific pedagogical content knowledge. First, 639 high-school students were asked to give explanations about "a0 = 1, 0! = 1" and "a ÷ 0" where a ? 0. Weak explanations...
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Ottoman Greek Education System and Greek Girls' Schools in Istanbul (19TH and 20TH Centuries)
AbstractModernization efforts in education, which were initiated in the 19th century, can be seen as forerunners of the modernization attempts in the Republic period. In this article, Greek education system in the Ottoman Empire will be discussed and...
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Primary Tendencies in Research on Geography Education
AbstractThe principal aim of this study is to classify research on geography education performed in the process from 2000 to present, shed light on research hereafter, and determine the fields of geography education which should be given priority. The...
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Studying Reliability of Open Ended Mathematics Items According to the Classical Test Theory and Generalizability Theory
AbstractIn this study, the Classical test theory and generalizability theory were used for determination to reliability of scores obtained from measurement tool of mathematics success. 24 open-ended mathematics question of the TIMSS-1999 was applied...
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The Effect of Use of Information and Communication Technologies on Elementary Student Teachers' Perceived Information Literacy Self-Efficacy*
AbstractThe aim of this research is to investigate and evaluate elementary student teachers' perceived information literacy self-efficacy in terms of the use of information and communication technologies (ICT). The relational survey method which determines...
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The Prediction of Gender and Attachment Styles on Shame, Guilt, and Loneliness*
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to examine the predictive power of attachment styles and gender on negative social emotions such as shame, guilt, and loneliness. The sample consists of 360 (183 female, 177 male) students attending to different departments...
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The Relationship between Transformational School Leadership and Ethical Climate
AbstractThis study aimed to investigate the relationship between transformational school leadership and ethical climate. The participants were 764 teachers in 50 elementary schools in Nigde during the 2008/2009 academic year. Two distinct instruments...
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The Value Preferences of the Academicians in Turkey towards Their Children, Students, and Colloquies
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the preferences of Turkish academicians about the values of the most positive and negative characteristics that they want to see in their children, students, and colleagues. In this study, Bacanli's (2002)...
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Web-Site as an Educational Tool in Biology Education: A Case of Nutrition Issue
AbstractThe purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of using website in biology education. We have explored the World Wide Web as a possible tool for education about health and nutrition. The websites were teaching tools for...
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