Kuram ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, May

A Comparative Study on Primary Pupils' Historical Questioning Processes in Turkey and England: Empathic, Critical and Creative Thinking
AbstractThis study is part of a larger ongoing Project. In this project, the documents (video recordings and transcripts) which were collected by the recording of history lessons that were taught in different countries, have been analyzed in order to...
A Comparison of the Success of Vocational School Students in Basic Mathematics Based upon Their Method of Placement in University
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to compare vocational school students' success at basic mathematics subjects with regard to their entrance to the university. The data were obtained by administering a "Personnel Information Form" and "the Mathematics...
An Prediction of Hopelessness and State-Trait Anxiety Levels among Teacher Candidates before the KPSS Exam
AbstractIn this study, the levels of hopelessness and state-trait anxiety among teacher candidates before taking the State Employees Selection Exam (KPSS) were investigated. The research was carried out with 403 volunteer teacher candidates. Of them,...
Systems Approach as a Handcuff to Curb the Democratization of Curriculums: Systems Approach for What and for Whom?
AbstractThis study reinvestigates the systems approach, which is, among educators, a wellrecognized approach reflecting the fundamental discourses of the industrial order. The pervasive discourses of the industrial order that failed to invite a holistic...
The Effects of a Couple Communication Program on Passive Conflict Tendency among Married Couples
AbstractThe present study examined the effect of a 10-session couple communication program developed by the researcher on passive conflict tendencies among married couples. The research was carried out with 28 married couples, 14 participants in the...
The Effects of Impetuous, Exploratory, and Overall Indecisiveness on Self-Esteem among Turkish University Students
AbstractThis research was conducted in order to determine the relationships between levels of indecisiveness and their self-esteem among Turkish university students. The study was designed and implemented in 2006 with 320 voluntary university students...
The Opinions of Parents on the Implications of the Primary School (1-5 Grades) Curriculum
AbstractA complete success in implementing a curriculum mainly depends on teaching activities at schools and the parents' support of the curriculum at home. Therefore, it can be claimed that the views of parents on the implementation of a curriculum...
The Organizational Communication Process in Schools*
AbstractThis study examined the perceptions of teachers on the effectiveness of organizational communication in their schools and whether the perceptions differed between teachers in primary and junior high schools as a function of gender, age, marital...
The Problem of Foundational Courses in Teacher Education
AbstractThe necessity of the foundational courses that take place in teaching courses in teacher education programs is a much-debated topic. Some writers argue that these courses are important since they help teachers and teacher candidates understand...
The Role of Reflective Journals in Early Childhood Pre-Service Teachers' Professional Development
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine how early childhood pre-service teachers developed professionally through reflective journals. The study focused on the quality of reflection and the effects of reflection on pre-service teachers' professional...
The Teaching of Global Environmental Problems According to the Constructivist Approach: As a Focal Point of the Problem and the Availability of Concept Cartoons
AbstractIn this study, with selecting the focusing point of the problem as the availability of cartoons, the teaching of global environmental problems according to the constructivist theory is investigated on the 7th graders in rural areas. This study...
The Validity and Reliability of the Turkish Version of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory
AbstractThis study investigated the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory. The sample of the study consisted of 607 university students. Results of language equivalence indicated that the correlations...