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Kalaycioglu, Dilara Bakan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine relationships among the such variables as socioeconomic status, math self-efficacy, anxiety, and mathematics achievement using structural equation modeling. A sample group of 8,806 students from England, Greece, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the USA participated in the PISA 2012. To show how much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Skills
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Iskifoglu, Gökhan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study describes the cross-cultural applicability of a multidimensional inventory of students' evaluation of critical thinking dispositions (California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory). The goal was to assess the cross-cultural psychometric equivalency of the CCTDI through testing measurement invariance across American and Turkish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Measures (Individuals), Translation
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Ozer, Eren; Sezer, Renan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study offers a comparative analysis of questions found in Turkish, Singaporean, and American mathematics textbooks and workbooks based on topics covered in the 8th grade mathematics curriculum in Turkey. To this end, the study utilizes the 3-dimensional framework developed by Li. When the questions in the textbooks and workbooks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Materials, Textbook Content
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Gozuyesil, Eda; Dikici, Ayhan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study's aim is to measure the effect sizes of the quantitative studies that examined the effectiveness of brain-based learning on students' academic achievement and to examine with the meta-analytical method if there is a significant difference in effect in terms of the factors of education level, subject matter, sampling size, and the…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Brain, Teaching Methods
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Tüzel, Sait – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
Two basic approaches namely "independent lesson approach" and "integration approach" appear in teaching media literacy. Media literacy is regarded as a separate lesson in the education program like mathematics and social sciences in "independent lesson approach". However, in "integration approach",…
Descriptors: Turkish, Media Literacy, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Merey, Zihni; Kus, Zafer; Karatekin, Kadir – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study is to compare the social studies teaching curricula of Turkey and the United States in terms of values education. The study is a model case study that relies upon one of the qualitative research methods. The data come from the elementary social studies curricula of both countries through the documents analysis method. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Democratic Values, Social Studies, Foreign Countries
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Yesilyaprak, Binnur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The effect of globalization on the economic and social changes and the new paradigms of these changes which have caused vocational guidance and career counseling services are become increasingly world-wide sociopolitical instrument. To use this instrument by effectively and responsibly as individual and socially, it is required to understand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Vocational Education, Counseling Effectiveness
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Merey, Zihni – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
Social studies classes educate students as citizens who are expected to adopt democratic values and apply their information and richness to their life. Social studies classes are the ones that include human rights education in the first place. The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of inclusion levels of children's rights issues in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Democratic Values, Social Studies, Foreign Countries
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Erbas, Ayhan Kursat; Alacaci, Cengiz; Bulut, Mehmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The 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, weights of curriculum strands, topics covered, and content presentation. The results revealed varied…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 6
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Tarman, Bulent – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The 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 at an Eastern U.S. University. Considering the fact that there is quite a difference between…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs
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Simsek, Cengiz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
Due to the frequent change in expectations from education/learning, youth, the educational system's most dynamic participants, are experiencing low-level motivation in education and learning, because of growth and psychological characteristics or sociological, economic, and other reasons. This negative process is pushing program-developers,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Psychological Characteristics, Motivation, Foreign Countries
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Ozturk, Mehmet Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
This article reports results of a confirmatory factor analysis performed to cross-validate the factor structure of the Educators' Attitudes Toward Educational Research Scale. The original scale had been developed by the author and revised based on the results of an exploratory factor analysis. In the present study, the revised scale was given to…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Factor Structure
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Ari, Asim – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The aim of this study is to define academic staff's attitude about Bloom's Revised Cognitive Taxonomy working in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In accordance with this aim a scale developed by the researcher was applied to the academic staff in August and September 2010. The internal consistency reliability coefficient was…
Descriptors: Reliability, Classification, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Hacifazlioglu, Ozge – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
Academics who aspire to become academic leaders experience a number of changes as they move into administration. New academic leaders find themselves immersed in a transition that demands personal development and creates new learning settings. The purpose of this study is to examine initial challenges experienced by women academic leaders in the…
Descriptors: Females, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Women Administrators
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Ozturk, Safak – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
Can we fulfill our responsibilities and obligations while we are working? Today, professional ethics is a necessity for each occupation. As teachers are directly responsible for children's growth, professional ethics and ethical decision making are important for them. Although many countries, particularly the United States, have prepared ethics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Professional Personnel