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Ädel, Annelie – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This article takes the theme of metadiscourse across genres as a point of departure. To illustrate variation in the use of metadiscourse, reflexive uses of second person "you" are examined in different genres and discourse types, all of which represent academic discourse. The material includes university lectures, research articles,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Language Usage, Form Classes (Languages), Discourse Analysis
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Deniz, M. Engin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The aim of this research is to investigate if the attachment styles significantly predict the decision self-esteem, decision making styles and five-factor personality traits. Subjects of the study were 567 students in total from different faculties of Selcuk University. The results of the study showed that the attachment styles of the students…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Attachment Behavior, Decision Making, Self Esteem
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Yilmaz, Kursad; Altinkurt, Yahya; Cokluk, Omay – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The aim of this study is to develop a valid and reliable scale that can be used in determining educational beliefs of teachers and prospective teachers. After studies such as scale expert views and the evaluation of intelligibility, the measure is administered to a sample consisting of 154 teachers and 305 prospective teachers with a total number…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Test Validity, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Guvenc, Hulya – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of cooperative learning and learning journals on teacher candidate students' self-regulated learning. Data of the research were collected by the Turkish version of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire. 84 university students (52 girls and 32 boys) participated in this research.…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Self Efficacy, Cooperative Learning
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Cokluk, Omay – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The main focus of logistic regression analysis is classification of individuals in different groups. The aim of the present study is to explain basic concepts and processes of binary logistic regression analysis intended to determine the combination of independent variables which best explain the membership in certain groups called dichotomous…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Classification, Predictor Variables, Measures (Individuals)
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Unver, Gulsen; Bumen, Nilay T.; Basbay, Makbule – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this case study is to examine the effectiveness of a Secondary Teacher Education Graduate Program. We collected qualitative data through interviews with two graduate school directors, five department heads, 58 faculty members and five students at Ege University. We conducted a descriptive analysis technique on the data. According to…
Descriptors: Motivation, Program Effectiveness, College Faculty, Department Heads
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Delice, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
A concern for generalization dominates quantitative research. For generalizability and repeatability, identification of sample size is essential. The present study investigates 90 qualitative master's theses submitted for the Primary and Secondary School Science and Mathematics Education Departments, Mathematic Education Discipline in 10…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Sampling, Sample Size, Effect Size
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Duman, Bilal – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the effects of Brain-based learning (BBL) on the academic achievement of students with different learning styles. The study group consists of students from the department of Social Sciences Teacher Education in the Faculty of Education at Mugla University (N=68). In the study, a pre-test-post-test…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Research Design, Cognitive Style
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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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Aridag, Nermin Ciftci; Yuksel, Asuman – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The aim of this study is to analyse whether there is a significant relationship between moral judgment competence and empathic skills of the students studying at Uludag University. In this article, the results of two researches carried out on two different samples are presented. In the first research, data were collected using David's…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Decision Making, Empathy, Competence
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Dogan, Tayfun; Cetin, Bayram – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2009
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Tromso Social Intelligence Scale (TSIS) developed by Silvera, Martinussen, and Dahl (2001). 719 students from Sakarya University participated in the study. Construct validity and criterion related validity and reliability were assessed.…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Construct Validity, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Ergenekon, Yasemin; Ozen, Arzu; Batu, E. Sema – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2008
Undergraduate students who were pursuing towards a degree in mental retardation in the department of special education at Anadolu University were interviewed in the present study. Specifically, the interviews focused on students' practicum experiences. The sample included 26 seniors and data were analyzed descriptively. Students mentioned that…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Undergraduate Students, Practicums, Mental Retardation
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Karakaya, Ismail; Tavsancil, Ezel – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2008
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the predictive validity of the 2003 University Student Selection Examination (OSS). For this purpose, freshman grade point average (FGPA) in higher education was predicted by raw scores, standard scores, and placement scores (YEP). This study has been conducted on a research group. In this study,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Grade Point Average, Predictive Validity, Admission Criteria
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Camnalbur, Mucahit; Erdogan, Yavuz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2008
Studies focusing on the effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction have been growing recently in Turkey. In this research, quantitative studies comparing the effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction to traditional teaching method and conducted between 1998 and 2007 are studied by meta analysis. Seventy eight studies that have eligible…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Degrees, Program Effectiveness, Meta Analysis
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Demirkaya, Hilmi – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2008
In this study, statements by prospective primary school teachers such as "I think the word global warming ..." or "I think the term global warming means ..." were analyzed by using qualitative phenomenographic research methods. 142 female (48.3%) and 152 male (51.7%) primary school teacher candidates (n = 294) participated in…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Research Methodology, Climate, Teachers
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