Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring

A Comparative Evaluation of Pisa 2003-2006 Results in Reading Literacy Skills: An Example of Top-Five OECD Countries and Turkey
AbstractIn this study it is aimed to describe and evaluate comparatively the reading literacy exam results, the finance of education and schools, and socio-cultural status of parents inTurkey and the top-five OECD countries, Finland, Korea, Canada, Australia,...
A Mathematical Approach in Evaluating Biotechnology Attitude Scale: Rough Set Data Analysis
AbstractIndividuals' thoughts and attitudes towards biotechnology have been investigated in many countries. A Likerttype scale is the most commonly used scale to measure attitude. However, the weak side of a likert-type scale is that different responses...
An Investigation Related to the Modelling Levels and Values of Elementary School Prospective Mathematics Teachers
AbstractWith the discussions on the nature of mathematics, mathematics is regarded as a value laden area. That it contains a wide range of values has led to consideration of new approaches in classroom practices. The modelling approach which also includes...
Chemistry Teachers' Perceptions on Laboratory Applications: Izmir Sample
AbstractThis study aims to reveal to what extent Turkish chemistry teachers use laboratorys effectively and their perceptions on laboratory applications and the factors related to laboratory applications. In this cross-sectional survey, 408 chemistry...
Cohesion in Compositions of Turkish and Immigrant Students
AbstractCohesion refers to the relationships established between sentences and paragraphs via the units in the surface structure of the text. This study evaluated texts written by Uzbek origin immigrant students and Turkish students living in Hatay in...
Comparison of Two Different Presentations of Graphic Organizers in Recalling Information in Expository Texts with Intellectually Disabled Students
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two different presentations of graphic organizers on recalling information from compare/contrast text which is a kind of expository text in intellectually disabled students. The first...
Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Educators' Attitudes toward Educational Research Scale
AbstractThis article reports results of a confirmatory factor analysis performed to cross-validate the factor structure of the Educators' Attitudes Toward Educational Research Scale. The original scale had been developed by the author and revised based...
Curriculum Development in History Using Systems Approach
AbstractThis work provides a conceptual framework for developing coherent history curricula at university level. It can also be used for evaluating existing curricula in terms of coherence. For this purpose, two models that are closely inter-connected...
Determination of Self-Efficacy Beliefs of High School Students towards Math Literacy
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the high school students' self-efficacy beliefs about math literacy, and examine this beliefs in terms of some variables. The research was conducted on 712 high school students. A questionnaire and Math...
Developing a Writing Anxiety Scale and Examining Writing Anxiety Based on Various Variables
AbstractThere are two main aims of this research. The primary aim is to develop a reliable and valid anxiety scale to determine writing anxiety levels of prospective teachers. The secondary aim is to determine what variables explain anxiety levels of...
Effect of Jigsaw I Technique on Achievement in Written Expression Skill
AbstractThis study aims to compare the effects of Jigsaw I technique from the cooperative learning methods and traditional teaching method on academic achievement and retrieval of Turkish teacher candidates in the matter of written expression. The sample...
Efficiency of Social Studies Integrated Character Education Program
AbstractIn this research, it is aimed to find out (i) the efficiency of a character education program based on overt values of Turkish 7th grade social studies lesson, and (ii) its hidden effects on the academic success. This research employed a semi-experimental...
Elementary School Student Burnout Scale for Grades 6-8: A Study of Validity and Reliability
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to develop an "Elementary School Student Burnout Scale for Grades 6-8". The study group included 691 students out of 10 schools in Eskisehir. Both Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis were...
Examination of Single Subject Studies Conducted on Individuals with Disabilities by Using Self Management Strategies: A Meta Analysis Study*
AbstractIndividuals with disabilities need to learn to control their own behaviors to rank among in the community. Selfmanagement strategies are developed for this purpose. These strategies include antecedent cue regulation, self-instruction, self-monitoring,...
Finding Acceptance of Bloom's Revised Cognitive Taxonomy on the International Stage and in Turkey
AbstractThe aim of this study is to define academic staff's attitude about Bloom's Revised Cognitive Taxonomy working in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In accordance with this aim a scale developed by the researcher was applied to the...
Functions of Identity Scale: Turkish Validity and Reliability
AbstractThe aim of the present study was to test the factor structure, convergent validity, and reliability of the Functions of Identity Scale (FIS) on a Turkish college sample. FIS is a 15-item, self-report instrument consisting of five scales. In line...
Goal Orientations, Locus of Control and Academic Achievement in Prospective Teachers: An Individual Differences Perspective
AbstractThe aim of this study is to investigate the role of the prospective teachers' locus of control in goal orientations and of both orientations in academic achievement. The participants were 270 undergraduate students studying in different majors...
Investigating the Effects of Group Practice Performed Using Psychodrama Techniques on Adolescents' Conflict Resolution Skills
AbstractThe aim of this study is to examine the effects of group practice which is performed using psychodrama techniques on adolescents' conflict resolution skills. The subjects, for this study, were selected among the high school students who have...
Investigation of Demographic Properties and Motivation Factors of Physics Teachers
AbstractScientific and technological developments resulted in an increase in the requirement of education in the society. In addition to this, the expectations from teachers differed and the need for more qualified teachers also increased. One of the...
Investigation of Starting Romantic Intimacy in Emerging Adulthood in Terms of Self-Esteem, Gender and Gender Roles
AbstractThis study aims, firstly, to examine whether gender plays a decisive role in starting romantic intimacy during the emerging adulthood period; secondly, to compare emerging adults who are assigned different gender roles, in terms of starting romantic...
Prospective Teachers' View on Geography Fieldworks
AbstractThe purposes of the study are to examine thoroughly the components to constitute individual perceptions of prospective teachers concerning important acquisitions of geography fieldworks and to facilitate its applicability as a teaching method...
The Difference and Relationship between the SSEE and UEE-1 Scores of Anatolian Vocational High Schools
AbstractVocational High School students enter schools either with GPA or with Secondary School Entrance Exam (SSEE). In this research, the difference between the percentages of standard scores of 6190 students at four kinds of Anatolian Vocational High...
The Effect of Creative Writing Activities on the Story Writing Skill
AbstractThe aim of this research is to determine the effect of creative writing activities on the skill of university students in writing story genre text. Unequaled control group model which is half experimental is used in this research. 1/A section...
The Effect of Gender on Organizational Commitment of Teachers: A Meta Analytic Analysis
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the effect of gender on the organizational commitment of teachers. In this respect, the levels of organizational commitment were also investigated with organizational commitment. Fifteen master and doctorate...
The Effect of Using Alternative Assessment Activities on Students' Success and Attitudes in Science and Technology Course
AbstractThe pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design with control group was used in this study, in which the impact of alternative assessment activities on students' academic achievement levels and attitudes were explored by employing these activities...
The Effects of School Bonds, Discipline Techniques in School and Victimization on Delinquency of High School Students
AbstractDelinquency has become an import social problem in Turkey, especially in schools. Along with this trend, empirical studies have started to pay attention to delinquent acts in schools. However, most of these studies have mainly focused on the...
The Evaluation of the Applicability of the 2005 Social Studies Curriculum in Multigrade Teaching in Terms of Teacher Views (A Qualitative Research)
AbstractAs a qualitative study, the aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of the 2005 Social Studies Course Curriculum in multigrade teaching according to teacher opinions. The data of the research were obtained by interview method applied...
The Motivational Factors for Reading in Terms of Students
AbstractIssues related to reading skill can be handled both cognitively and affectively. In this study, the reading issue was handled affectively. In this sense, the city center of Burdur became the population of the study. By inclining towards the sample,...
The Views of New Teachers at Private Teaching Institutions about Working Conditions
AbstractThe main purpose of the research was to determine the views of teachers about working conditions working at private teaching institutions for 5 years or less. The research was designed as a phenomenology model. The data were collected by focus...