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ERIC Number: EJ1105292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Determining the Views and Adequacy of the Preschool Teachers Related to Science Activities
Akçay, Nilüfer Okur
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n4 p821-829 2016
In this study, it is aimed to determine the views and adequacy of the preschool teachers related to science activities. The study is based on descriptive survey model. The sample of the study consists of 47 preschool teachers working in Agri city center. Personal information form, semi-structured interview form to determine the views of the teachers related to science education and "Teacher Proficiency Scale for Preschool Activities in Science (TPSPAS)" developed by Özbey were used in the study as data collection tools. Frequency and percentage table in the analysis of the data obtained from the personal information form, ANOVA in the analysis of the data obtained from TPSPAS and content analysis in the analysis of the data obtained from the semi-structured interview form were used. As a result of the study, it was determined that the preschool teachers think that science activities are important for the children, however, they feel inadequate themselves about science topics. Moreover, it was determined with this study that there are differences between the adequacy scores of the preschool teachers related to science activities and the variables of age, seniority and the school they graduated in terms of the different dimensions of the scale.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey