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Kutluca, Tamer; Yalman, Murat; Tum, Ali – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
As interactive whiteboards have been used recently in secondary schools for sustainability, this study on use of interactive whiteboards is considered to be very important in terms of knowing the effects of interactive whiteboards on mathematics lessons, determining the perspectives of teachers as users of the system and increasing the efficiency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Role
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Özsoy, Emrah; Uslu, Osman – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of faculty culture perceptions of students on their academic achievement. Within the scope of the study, academic achievement was measured only with the Grade Point Average (GPA). Cultural perceptions were measured through organizational structure, commitment, symbols, power distance, and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Academic Achievement, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
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Eskici, Menekse – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine sustainable learning levels of students. The study also attempted to determine sustainable learning levels of students based on gender and grade. The participants of the study consisted of 742 high school students (354 females and 388 males) in various high schools in Babaeski district of Kirklareli, Turkey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, High School Students, Learning Processes
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Kabadayi, Abdulkadir; Altinsoy, Fatma – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
In the preschool period children develop rapidly in cognitive, social-emotional, physical, psycho-motor, language, and aesthetic areas. In this period, besides basic habits and skills, it is important for children to gain environmental awareness. Research shows that children are mostly affected by environmental problems. Yet, living in a clean and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Teaching Methods, Pollution, Conservation (Environment)
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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Balc?, Asl?; K?l?ç Ayd?n, Zeynep Nur – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to examine the impact of early childhood teachers' reading attitudes, the total number of the books they have read about their profession, the total number of the books they have read on general topics, and their teaching experience on their teaching efficacy. Participants consist of 362 early childhood teachers from 51…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Çoklar, Ahmet Naci; Yurdakul, Isil Kabakçi – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Teachers are important providers of educational sustainability. Teachers' ability to adapt themselves to rapidly developing technologies applicable to learning environments is connected with technology integration. The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' technology integration experiences in the course of learning and teaching…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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Atmaca, Çagla – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Education for sustainable development (ESD) guides and empowers educators to reshape their thinking style and move towards a sustainable future. It has attracted a lot of attention and been studied in different perspectives. However, contextual factors have not been studied in relation to sustainable development for teacher education. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Sustainable Development, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Sahin, Elvan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Uncertainties and debates regarding the term of sustainable development are still going on, and similarly, the notion of education for sustainable development (ESD) is open to debate. There has been an attempt to make the concept of ESD evident, which is quite challenging. Palmer (1998) stated the appropriateness of ESD within environmental…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Science Instruction, Middle Schools, Secondary School Science
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Soylu, Buket Aslandag; Yelken, Tugba Yanpar; Külekci, Mustafa Kemal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
In today's higher education institutions in which sustainable development has been highly emphasized, individuals have changed the understanding of graduates of higher education; as such universities have emerged into a reconstruction period. In such a process, universities have been in need of academicians who are well development in both…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Sustainable Development, Holistic Approach
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Pipere, Anita; Reunamo, Jyrki; Jones, Marion – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This paper reports on a study undertaken to investigate international perspectives of what constitutes research in education for sustainable development (ESD). By employing inductive thematic content analysis, the authors sought to examine the perceptions of 66 ESD researchers from 19 countries. The findings reveal a concern with the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Research, Content Analysis, Thematic Approach