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Sever, Demet; Guven, Meral – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The aim of this study was to identify the resistance behaviors of 7th grade students exhibited during their Science and Technology course teaching-learning processes, and to remove the identified resistance behaviors through teaching-learning processes that were constructed based on the inquiry-based learning approach. In the quasi-experimentally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 7, Resistance (Psychology)
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Sevinç, Seda; Gizir, Cem Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This qualitative case study aims to investigate the most common factors that negatively affect adjustment to university and coping strategies used by first-year university students in the adaptation process from the viewpoint of first-year university students. The participants were 25 first-year university students from various faculties at Mersin…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Adjustment, Case Studies
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Aladag, Elif – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The aim of this study is to evaluate the applicability of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), used increasingly in primary and secondary education across the world, in social studies lessons in Turkey. In line with this aim, 14 social studies teachers working in the province of Aydin, Turkey received a 6-hour training course about GIS during the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Celikkaya, Tekin; Filoglu, Simge – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This research was conducted to determine how social studies teachers define value and "values education" as well as reveal the problems they encountered during the implementation. The participants in this study consisted of 17 social studies teachers from 12 primary schools (selected out of 39 primary schools in the city of Kirsehir…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Yurdakul, Bünyamin; Uslu, Öner; Çakar, Esra; Yildiz, Derya G. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The aim of this study is to evaluate the professional development program on web based content development (WBCD) designed by the Ministry of National Education (MoNE). Based on the theoretical CIPP model by Stufflebeam and Guskey's levels of evaluation, the study was carried out as a case study. The study group consisted of the courses that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education Programs, Program Evaluation
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Akkaya, Nevin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The goal of this study is to discover and evaluate both the areas of personal interest and the views of 4th and 5th grade classroom teachers regarding the creative writing process. In this study, one of the qualitative study methods, state study, and related to this, single state design which refers to the whole has been chosen. Research was…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Writing Processes, Teacher Attitudes, Creative Writing
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Gizir, Sidika – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this qualitative case study is to investigate the common issues and factors associated with organizational identity from the viewpoint of faculty members employed during the 2011-2012 academic year in the Faculty of Education at Mersin University in Mersin, Turkey. The sample of this study consisted of 14 faculty members, including…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries
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Özsoy, Sibel; Ahi, Berat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of the present study is to investigate first level of elementary school students' perceptions of the future state of the environment through the pictures they draw. The participants of the study are 131 first-grade students, 127 second-grade students, 160 third-grade students, 188 fourth-grade students, and 222 fifth-grade students,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Grade 1
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Vázquez-Cano, Esteban – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
In this paper, the results of researcher' ongoing activities regarding the use of smartphones and a specific subject-app used at the Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED) have been reported. The purpose of this trial is to assess the app's didactic use and potential to enhance student learning in university subjects in…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices, College Students
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Doganay Bilgi, Arzu; Ozmen, E. Ruya – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of Modified Multi-component Cognitive Strategy Instruction on the metacognitive strategy knowledge used for the comprehension process of descriptive texts for students with mild mental retardation (MMR). Three students with MMR from inclusive classes participated in the study. The study was…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Mental Retardation
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Ozcan, Kenan; Karatas, Ibrahim Hakan; Caglar, Çaglar; Polat, Murat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The main purpose of this study is to determine how power usage styles of administrators of faculties of education influence the organizational culture in their respective faculties in Turkey. Using the phenomenological method, a qualitative research method, researchers studied a group comprised of 20 academics from 7 different colleges of…
Descriptors: Administrators, Leadership Styles, Organizational Culture, Schools of Education
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Sahin, Alpaslan; Ayar, Mehmet C.; Adiguzel, Tufan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study explores the characteristics of after-school program activities at a charter school in the Southeast US highlighting students' experiences with and gains from these after-school program activities. A qualitative case study design was employed to understand students' views and opinions regarding the activities and their learning…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Charter Schools, Program Effectiveness, Qualitative Research
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Daghan, Gökhan; Akkoyunlu, Buket – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
In this study, Information Technologies teachers' views and usage cases on performance based assesment methods (PBAMs) are examined. It is aimed to find out which of the PBAMs are used frequently or not used, preference reasons of these methods and opinions about the applicability of them. Study is designed with the phenomenological design which…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Performance Based Assessment, Information Technology, Evaluation Methods
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Akmansoy, Vesile; Kartal, Sadik – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
Discussions have arisen regarding the application of the new paradigms of chaos theory to social sciences as compared to physical sciences. This study examines what role chaos theory has within the education process and what effect it has by describing the views of university faculty regarding chaos and education. The participants in this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Basbay, Alper – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
Multicultural education includes the design of learning environments according to different cultural characteristics and learners' respectful attitudes towards these characteristics. One of the teachers' expected competencies in multicultural education is recognizing learners' cultural characteristics and being respectful of these during the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Investigations, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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