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ERIC Number: EJ1063445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-10
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Effect of Academic Controversy Technique on Turkish Teachers Candidates' Success to Effective Speaking Skills and Its Relation with Some Variables (Gender, Multilingualism)
Karda, Mehmet Nuri
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n7 p870-878 Apr 2015
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of Academic controversy as a technique of collaborative learning on Turkish Teachers candidates' success to effective speaking skills and its relationship with variables like gender and multilingualism. Therefore the experimental design based on the pre-test and post-test measurement with control group has been used in the research. SPSS program was used to analyze the pre-test and post-test data obtained by Turkish Effective Speaking Scale (TESS hereafter) used as a data collection tool. As a result of the practices carried out for 10 weeks on 62 (32 experimental and 30 control group) Turkish teacher candidates, it was determined that Academic controversy technique is more successful than conventional methods on candidates' effective speaking skills in Turkish. In addition, it has identified that techniques of academic controversy reduce significantly the effects of "gender" examined variable on speaking skills, whereas it has no significant effect on the variable "multilingualism".
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey