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ERIC Number: EJ1067234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-23
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
An Analysis of Articles about Turkish Primary and Secondary School Curriculum Changes between 2005-2013
Günes, Gönül
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n12 p1745-1757 Jun 2015
This study examined the articles about primary and secondary curriculum changes in Turkey, published between 2005-2013 Turkish education journals indexed in SSCI and National Academic Network Information Center (ULAKBIM) databases. Its purpose was to determine the tendencies regarding the following characteristics of the studies: distribution across different journals, year of publication, language of publication, the discipline the study engages, the level of education investigated, the research methods used, the nature of sampling utilized and the contents of studies. It used targeted sampling to select 362 studies and did a content-analysis on them using a classification form. The findings, which are presented in frequency and percentage tables, were as follows: The highest number of articles about education programs was published in 2011. The use of qualitative methods was more frequent and the number of articles investigating more than one dimension of the studied programs was higher than the others. The single data collection was utilized more often and teachers were sampled more frequently. Finally, random sampling was the most common sampling method.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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