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ERIC Number: ED500714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Investigating the Propriety of a Science and Technology Curriculum in Turkiye
Demiraslan, Yasemin
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York City, NY, Mar 24-28, 2008)
The purpose of this paper is analyzing the new Science and Technology curriculum, which was declared as the new primary school curriculum in August 2004 by Turkish Minister of Education (MoE), based on Posner's (2004) curriculum analysis framework. The written curriculum was examined and the findings were supported with a variety of resources including online newspaper articles regarding with the scope and implementation of the new curriculum in Turkiye, critiques of some educational organizations and forum discussions of teachers. After stating the strengths and weaknesses of the curriculum, some suggestions that are important for the curriculum to be implemented effectively were recommended. [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines.]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey