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ERIC Number: ED558189
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
Perceptions of Candidate Teachers about Concept of the Project
Tortop, Hasan Said
Online Submission, Journal of Gifted Education and Creativity v1 n1 p13-20 2014
The aim of study is to investigate candidate teachers' metaphors about project concept in Turkey. Study group of research is 171 candidate teachers enrolled 2011-2012 educational terms one of the faculty of education in Turkey. Data was obtained from the candidate teachers' completion of the sentence "Project is like ..., because ...". For analysing the data quantitative and qualitative research methods were used. At the results of research, 79 different metaphors were determined about "Project" in which 9 conceptual categories. The most produced metaphors' categorizes that as a constantly developing (14 metaphors), as a being a useful (14 metaphors), as a need to effort (12 metaphors), as a leading the way and target (10 metaphors), as a need to harmony and collaboration (9 metaphors) respectively. Some regulations, at school of education for being accurate perception and positive attitude toward project, will provide effectively implementing of "scientific research project" which is important educational tools for gifted education.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey