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Sahin, Semiha – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The purpose of this study is to examine instructional leadership and school culture in CLS and to determine whether instructional leadership explains the culture of the school. This is a quantitative investigation and the instruments named "Instructional Leadership Inventory" and "Inventory of School Culture" was used for this…
Descriptors: Laboratory Schools, School Culture, Leadership Styles, Instructional Leadership
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Ozen Kutanis, Rana; Tunc, Tulin; Tunc, Murat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
In this study, it was aimed to explore whether a single-step examination is adequate for ranking the medical graduates for specialty training in medicine which is practically similar to doctoral training (PhD) in other disciplines. For this purpose, a semi- structured interview-based qualitative research was carried out at a university medical…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Qualitative Research, Trainees, Competitive Selection
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Temli, Yeliz; Sen, Derya; Akar, Hanife – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine teachers' perceptions of moral education, to what extent teacher education, both pre-service and in-service, prepared teachers to deal with morality and moral education in their professional classrooms through a cross-sectional survey research design. The data were collected through a questionnaire that…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Credentials, Research Design, Statistical Data
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Aydogdu Iskenderoglu, Tuba; Baki, Adnan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
Meaning and importance of proof in mathematics and education increases gradually. Therefore levels of doing proof, proof-related opinions and perceptions of the teachers and pre-service teachers who will train the students in future are of importance. Accordingly, this study aims to determine the proof-related opinions of pre-service elementary…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Opinions, Questionnaires, Mathematical Logic
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Yuksel, Sedat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The place of liberal arts faculties in teacher education is a much debated topic. After the 1980s, liberal arts faculties are more involved in teacher education. The purpose of this study is to determine the opinions of those professors working at liberal art faculties about the teacher education system. This research is a case study in which…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Undergraduate Study, Interviews, Content Analysis
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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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Sazak Pinar, Elif; Sucuoglu, Bulbin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
The present study was designed to investigate (a) which social skills were accepted as critical for success in inclusive classrooms according to the Turkish general classroom teachers and (b) whether the teachers' expectancies related to social skills of the students with and without disabilities differed. The importance dimension of the Social…
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Elementary School Teachers, Special Needs Students, Interpersonal Competence
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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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Feyzioglu, Burak; Demirdag, Baris; Ates, Alev; Cobanoglu, Ilker; Altun, Eralp – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2011
This study aims to reveal to what extent Turkish chemistry teachers use laboratories effectively and their perceptions on laboratory applications and the factors related to laboratory applications. In this cross-sectional survey, 408 chemistry teachers from the secondary schools in Izmir were given "Teacher Demographic form", "The…
Descriptors: High Schools, Self Efficacy, Chemistry, Science Laboratories
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Elma, Cevat; Kesten, Alper; Dicle, Abdullah N.; Uzun, Elif Mercan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate school principals', teachers', parents', and students' opinions, arising from participation in a pilot program which used a media literacy curriculum in Turkey. The research population covers all seventh grade students who attended the media literacy course during the 2006-2007 academic year, in five pilot…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Literacy Education, Grade 7
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Odluyurt, Serhat; Batu, E. Sema – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The general purpose of the present study was to examine the effectiveness of simultaneous prompting embedded in activities for teaching preparatory skills to children with developmental disabilities. Furthermore, determining the perspectives of the teachers about the skills taught to the participants and also to themselves were targeted. Depending…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Prompting, Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome
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Seyihoglu, Aysegul; Kartal, Ayca – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this study is to reveal the opinions of teachers on using the mind mapping technique in Life Science and Social Studies lessons. The participants of the study are 20 primary education teachers. In this study, a semi-structured interview technique was used. For content analysis, the themes and codes were defined, based on the views…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Dogan, Suleyman – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
This study is considered to be significant in objectively analyzing the negative-positive effects of the program during the process of learning, teacher's acquaintance to the new program in a closer way and acquiring a positive perspective of the program. This study has been conducted in order to discover the effects of 2005-2006 academic year…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Sampling, Program Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Kargin, Tevhide; Guldenoglu, Birkan; Sahin, Feyzullah – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2010
The purpose of this study is to explore the opinions of general education teachers with regard to the instructional adaptations that need to be made for inclusion and to evaluate them against several variables. The study group consists of 126 general education teachers. The opinions of the teachers with regard to the adaptations in their…
Descriptors: Inclusion, General Education, Teacher Attitudes, Special Needs Students
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