Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, Summer

A Comparison of Mathematics Textbooks from Turkey, Singapore, and the United States of America*
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to compare 6th grade Turkish, Singapore, and American mathematics textbooks in terms of certain features of textbook design. Textbooks were compared based on their visual design, text density, internal organization,...
Analysing Mothers' Self-Efficacy Perception towards Parenting in Relation to Peer Relationships of 5-6 Year-Old Preschool Children*
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of self - efficacy perception of mothers' towards parenting on the peer relations of children aged between 5 and 6. The sample group of this study comprised of 200, 5 - 6 year old children...
An Error Analysis in Division Problems in Fractions Posed by Pre-Service Elementary Mathematics Teachers
AbstractThe present study aimed to make an error analysis in the problems posed by pre-service elementary mathematics teachers about fractional division operation. It was carried out with 64 pre-service teachers studying in their final year in the Department...
A Study on Contribution of the Basic Training Course to the Professional Development of Probationary Teachers
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to make an evaluation on contribution of the basic training course to the professional development of probationary teachers. The study group consisted of 21 probationary teachers and 5 education supervisors in Sanliurfa...
Developing a Science Process Skills Test for Secondary Students: Validity and Reliability Study*
AbstractScience process skills are claimed to enable an individual to improve their own life visions and give a scientific view/ literacy as a standard of their understanding about the nature of science. The main purpose of this study was to develop...
Effect of Modeling-Based Activities Developed Using Virtual Environments and Concrete Objects on Spatial Thinking and Mental Rotation Skills*
AbstractIn this study, the effect of modeling based activities using virtual environments and concrete objects on spatial thinking and mental rotation skills was investigated. The study was designed as a pretest-posttest model with a control group, which...
Elementary Science and Technology Teachers' Views on Problems Encountered in the Instructional Process
AbstractThis research aims to explore the problems that teacher have experienced their opinion towards effectives and and functionality of teaching-learning process of Primary Science and Technology curriculum started to be implemented in 2004-2005 academic...
Environmental Education in High School 9th - 12th Biology Course Curricula Started to Be Implemented in 2007*
AbstractThe aim of this study is to analyze 9th - 12th grade Biology Course Curricula started to be implemented in 2007 with regard to concepts and attainments addressing to environmental education. In this regard, 9th - 12th grade Biology Course Curricula...
Ethical Dilemmas Experienced by Psychological Counsellors Working at Different Institutions and Their Attitudes and Behaviours as a Response to These Dilemmas
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine the ethical dilemmas experiencing by the counsellors who work at different conditions and what they do to solve these dilemmas as well as the obstacles they have to deal with while resolving the dilemmas....
Evaluation of Reading Performances of Students with Reading Problems for the Risk of Learning Disabilities
AbstractIn this study, the frequency of third grade students who have not acquired the grade level reading skills were examined and their reading skills were evaluated in terms of the risk for having learning disabilities. The study was carried out with...
Examination of Narcissistic Personality Traits' Predicting Level of Internet Addiction and Cyber Bullying through Path Analysis
AbstractThe main aim of this study is to find out to what extend do narcissistic personality traits predict internet addiction and cyber bullying in vocational high school students. For this study five hundred and eight vocational high school students...
Examination of the Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Prospective Chemistry Teachers in Terms of Different Variables (the Sample of Dokuz Eylul University)*
AbstractThis research was conducted to adapt the chemistry self efficacy belief (CSEB) scale using Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFI) and to examine pre service teachers' CSEB in terms of some demographic features. This descriptive study was carried...
Examination of Turkish Students' Opinions Related to Values in the Example of Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
AbstractReflecting effective and psychomotor skills to teaching environment are as important as cognitive skills in learning process. In this context, values are important to develop skills in affective domain. In this study, the opinions of the students...
Guidance and Research Centers (GRC) Managers' Perceptions of Problems Encountered in the Identification, Placement -Follow Up, Individualized Education Program (IEP) Development and Integration Practice
AbstractThe aim of the study is to determine of the Guidance and Research Center (GRC) managers' opinions about unexpected problems of identification, placement-follow up, IEP development, and integration practicing. Being a descriptive study, the research...
Harmony between Turkish Early Childhood and Primary Mathematics Education Standards*
AbstractThe aim of this study was to explore the spiral relation and the congruency between mathematics standards listed in the Early Childhood and First Grade curricula in Turkey. A descriptive content analysis was conducted on Early Child Education...
Intercultural Communication Skills among Prospective Turkish Teachers of German in the Context of the Comparative Country Knowledge Course
AbstractThis study develops and provides a sample implementation of a seminar for the 'Comparative Country Knowledge' course taught in the German Language Teaching departments of Turkish universities. The study was conducted with the participation of...
Metaphors regarding the Concept of Book (near East University Case)
AbstractThe aim of this study is to describe the metaphors of the students, who are in the department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance in Near East University, about the concepts of a "book" and determine their perceptions. Qualitative method...
Mothers' Perceptions of Citizenship, Practices for Developing Citizenship Conscience of Their Children and Problems They Encountered
AbstractFamily plays an important role in the development of citizenship awareness of children. The purpose of the present study is to figure out the citizenship perceptions of mothers, their practices for developing citizenship conscience of their children...
On-the-Job Training of Special Education Staff: Teaching the Simultaneous Prompting Strategies
AbstractThe aim of this study is to analyze the effectiveness of stafftraining on discrete-trial teaching (DTT). Multiple baseline design across subjects was used in order to analyze the effect of the training program on the educators' performance on...
Perceptions concerning Visual Culture Dialogues of Visual Art Pre-Service Teachers
AbstractThe visual art which is commented by the visual art teachers to help processing of the visual culture is important. In this study it is tried to describe the effect of visual culture based on the usual aesthetic experiences to be included in...
Predictive Power of the Sources of Primary School Students' Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Their Self-Efficacy Beliefs for Learning and Performance
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to reveal the extent to which the sources of 6th- 8th grade students' self-efficacy beliefs predict their self-efficacy beliefs for learning and performance. The study is correlational and was conducted on a total...
Prospective Teachers' Beliefs and Perceptions about Teaching as a Profession
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to investigate how of a group of prospective teachers' beliefs and perceptions about teaching (as a profession) change as they complete a teacher education program offered by the Curriculum and Instruction Department...
Relationship between School Administrators' Organizational Power Sources and Teachers' Organizational Citizenship Behaviors
AbstractThe main purpose of the research was to determine correlation between school administrators' organizational power sources and teachers' organizational citizenship behaviors in primary schools. The research was a correlational survey model study....
Self-Efficacy and Burnout in Professional School Counselors
AbstractThis study investigated the relationships between burnout and self-efficacy among school counselors. Also, the level of their burnout and self-efficacy was examined in terms of the social support, task perception and the number of students. A...
Teachers' Burnout Levels in Terms of Some Variables
AbstractThe aim of this study is to examine burnout levels of secondary education teachers in terms of some variables. The study was conducted with descriptive survey model and 532 secondary education teachers working in Aydin in 2009-2010 academic year...
The Effect of Gender Inequality in Education on Health: Evidence from Turkey
AbstractOne of the main variables affecting the level of human capital positively is the improvements in health. The reduction in infant and under-five mortality rates and increase in life expectancy at birth are the basic indicators of improvements...
The Evaluation of Community Service-Learning Course in Terms of Prospective Teachers' and Instructors' Opinions
AbstractIn this study, development of THU in the world and in Turkey was briefly mentioned and THU was assessed with respect to the views of prospective teachers and instructors about this course, which has been launched in Turkey in the 2008-2009 academic...
The Practices of Admission to School and the Effectiveness of Individualized Supported Education*
AbstractThis study has been prepared by assessing students' level of readiness to school about the subjects of Language, Psychomotor, Affective, Social, and Cognition developments and to support the development of students who are incapable in those...
The Role of Life Satisfaction and Parenting Styles in Predicting Delinquent Behaviors among High School Students*
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to determine whether the parenting styles and life satisfaction predict delinquent behaviors frequently or not. Firstly the data were collected from 471 girls and 410 boys, a total of 881 high school students. Then...