Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 2, November

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of New Turkish Primary School Curriculum in Practice
AbstractThe aim of this study is to determine the opinions of primary school teachers about the implementation and effectiveness of the new primary school curriculum that was conducted in eight cities during the 2004-2005 academic year. For that aim,...
An Examination of Congruence between Psychological Counselor Candidate's Self-Concept and Vocational Self-Concept: A Longitudinal Study
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine whether there was a difference in the degree of congruence between self and occupational-self concepts of counselor candidates at different class grades. The theoretic bases of this study was based on...
A Qualitative Research on 4th and 5th Grade Teachers' and Students' Opinions about the New Turkish Language Education Curriculum
AbstractThis research analyzes the 4th and 5th grade teachers' and students' opinions about the new Turkish Language Education curriculum, which was piloted during the 2004-2005 academic year. Data, collected through interviews from teachers and students...
Comparison of the Development of Elementary Mathematics Curriculum Studies in Turkey and the U.S.A
AbstractThis article comparatively examines elementary mathematics curriculum development studies carried out in Turkey and the US in terms of their curriculum development perspectives and approaches. In the first section, curriculum development studies...
Evaluating Pilot Study of Reconstructed Turkish Elementary School Curriculum
AbstractThe new elementary school curriculum being piloted is developed on the basis of constructivism. Naturally, it is expected that the new curriculum contains the changes in learning environment and the studentteacher responsibilities. For this reason,...
Evaluation of Primary Education Turkish Curriculum and the Guidebook
AbstractIn this study, Primary Education Turkish Curriculum and the Guidebook (the current curriculum), which was designed and published as draft in 2004, and finalized in 2005, was evaluated by comparing and contrasting it with the Turkish Curriculum...
Identifying Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers' Conceptualization Levels of Rational Numbers
AbstractThe teachers' subject-domain competencies play a vital role at the source of the difficulties that students have with rational numbers in elementary schools. The aim of this study is to identify pre-service elementary school teachers' (i.e.,...
Kohlberg and Hidden Curriculum in Moral Education: An Opportunity for Students' Acquisition of Moral Values in the New Turkish Primary Education Curriculum
AbstractEven though hidden curriculum is influential on students' moral education, it is not sufficiently investigated. Among the researchers that studied the subject, Lawrence Kohlberg has attempted to systematically explain hidden curriculum's role...
The Effect of Different Problem-Solving Strategies on University Students' Problem-Solving Achievements of Quantitative Problems in Chemistry
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of different problem-solving strategies on freshman university students' achievements of quantitative problems in a general chemistry course. In order to identify students' achievements of...
The Effect of Project Based Learning on Learning Outcomes in the 5th Grade Social Studies Course in Primary Education
AbstractThe 2004 Turkish primary school curriculum based on the principles of constructivist theory is intended to bring different educational viewpoints into teachinglearning process. As a consequence of the integration of constructivist theory into...
The Principles of Brain-Based Learning and Constructivist Models in Education
AbstractIn recent years, the use of electrophysiological studies, neuropsychological tests and imaging techniques, providing opportunity for the researchers to study the brain both structurally and functionally, have provided considerable amount of knowledge,...