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ERIC Number: EJ1070608
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul-23
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Activity-Based Teaching in Social Studies Education: An Action Research
Akkus, Zekerya
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n14 p1911-1921 Jul 2015
The aim of this study was to determine pre-service social studies teachers' skills to plan and apply the activity-based teaching and contribute to their development of these skills. In the study, the action research design of qualitative research was used. The sample of the study consisted of 6 pre-service teachers who were 4th year students at the Department of Social Studies Teaching of Atatürk University Kazim Karabekir Faculty of Education in the fall semester of 2014-2015. The data of the study were gathered using document review, observation, and interviews. Content analysis was used in data analysis. It was revealed in the research that pre-service teachers' skills for planning and implementing activity-based teaching improved remarkably and they gained some knowledge and skills regarding teaching profession and direction subject.
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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