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Tasdemir, Muhammed Salih; Yalcin Arslan, Fadime – Cogent Education, 2018
This study investigates the preferences of EFL learners for oral corrective feedback in relation to their learning styles in order to determine whether there exists a relationship between the two. The sample consisted of 348 preparatory class students studying English as a Foreign Language at a state university in Turkey. A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gezer, Melehat – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aims to analyse the correlations between educational philosophy adopted by prospective teachers and their attitudes towards multicultural education. The research data were collected in September 2017 by administering "philosophical preference evaluation scale" and "prospective teachers' attitudes towards multicultural…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Altin, Mehmet; Saracaloglu, Asuman Seda – Cogent Education, 2018
This research examines the effect of reading comprehension instruction enriched with cultural materials on seventh graders' vocabulary knowledge and attitudes towards English lessons. The study group comprised two 7th grade classes at a socio-economic middle-level public school in Aydin Province in the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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Baglibel, Murat; Samancioglu, Mustafa; Crow, Gary M. – Cogent Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine factors affecting the sustainability of educational changes. With this purpose in mind, exploratory sequential mixed methods design was used. During the first phase of the study, 18 teachers and school administrators were interviewed. In the second phase, a questionnaire was administered to 398 teachers and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Güçyeter, Sule; Kanli, Esra; Özyaprak, Melodi; Leana-Tascilar, Marilena Z. – Cogent Education, 2017
The aim of this paper is to reveal the current situation of gifted education in Turkey. The talents that are valued and the concepts of giftedness were discussed according to the country's cultural and political perspectives. Studies that had been made to analyze the beliefs of lay people, teachers and parents with respect to gifted students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Identification, Fundamental Concepts
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Turgut, Yildiz – Cogent Education, 2017
Many teacher education institutes (TEI) are expected to provide preservice teachers (PTs) with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to teach with information and communication technology (ICT). To address this challenge, many TEIs have included introductory ICT courses in their curriculum to develop technological knowledge and skills.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Technological Literacy
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Coskun, Kerem; Çikrikci, Özkan; Topkaya, Yavuz – Cogent Education, 2017
This article seeks to develop a theory about the importance of peer relationship among the oldest of the youngest children who have finished preschool education and already started primary school. In the study, observation was employed to collect data from 22 children. The data were analysed through the grounded theory approach, in which data are…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Peer Relationship, Grounded Theory, Coding
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Ozmantar, Mehmet Fatih; Akkoç, Hatice – Cogent Education, 2017
Pedagogical content knowledge involves subjective decisions on the parts of teachers in making the content comprehensible to learners. This paper is concerned with the formation of this subjectivity and asks: how do (pre-service) teachers come to know and decide upon the best approach to making the content instructional for learners? In answering…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Yilmaz, Ferat; Ilhan, Mustafa – Cogent Education, 2017
This study aims to create a hierarchy of identities for teachers' perceptions of the self. The research carried out as a survey study was conducted in Diyarbakir, a province in Turkey, with a study group of 261 teachers. This study employs a tool of data collection making it possible to present the six types of identities--namely, professional…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Professional Identity, Moral Values, Sexual Identity
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Danisman, Sahin; Erginer, Ergin – Cogent Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine fifth graders' mathematical reasoning and spatial ability, to identify a correlation with their learning styles, and to determine the predictive power of their learning styles on their mathematical learning profiles. This causal study was conducted with 97 fifth graders (60 females, 61.9% and 37 males,…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Grade 5, Cognitive Style, Mathematical Logic
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Ünlü, Hüseyin – Cogent Education, 2017
Today, in the digital age, the Internet usage is common among university students. The Internet is also an important platform for actively participating in democracy. This study explores physical education (PE) candidate teachers' attitudes toward the Internet and democracy. It also explores whether the Internet is an important predictor for…
Descriptors: Internet, Democracy, Predictor Variables, Physical Education Teachers
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AHI, Berat – Cogent Education, 2017
The current study aims to explore how children explain the concepts of biology and how biological knowledge develops across ages by focusing on the structure and functions of the digestive system. The study was conducted with 60 children. The data were collected through the interviews conducted within a think-aloud protocol. The interview data…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Comparative Analysis, Biological Sciences, Interviews
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Tosten, Rasim; Toprak, Mustafa – Cogent Education, 2017
This study aims to explore the effects of teachers' psychological capital competencies on their emotional labor competencies based on their perceptions. It follows a quantitative research design adopting survey method. Data were collected from 266 teachers working in Siirt Province, Turkey. The results show that teachers have high levels of…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Social Capital, Statistical Analysis, Teacher Surveys
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Saltan, Fatih; Arslan, Kürsat – Cogent Education, 2017
This study aimed to investigate and compare in-service and pre-service teachers' self confidence on technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in relation to their teaching experience, expertise, technology usage, and gender. To achieve this goal, survey method was conducted as part of a quantitative method design. Participants of the…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Ersöz, Gözde; Müftüler, Mine; Lapa, Tennur Yerlisu; Tümer, Adile – Cogent Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Goal Orientation in Exercise Measure (GOEM). There were 408 participants who were regularly exercising and their age ranged from 17 to 61 years old. The psychometric characteristics of the scale were investigated using exploratory factor analysis (EFA),…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Psychometrics
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