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ERIC Number: EJ1115083
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 32
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
The Effect of Active Learning Techniques on Class Teacher Candidates' Success Rates and Attitudes toward Their Museum Theory and Application Unit in Their Visual Arts Course
Dilmac, Oguz
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v16 n5 p1587-1618 Oct 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect that using active learning techniques during museum and gallery visits has on teacher candidates' academic success rates in and attitudes toward their Visual Arts Course. In this study, the importance and requirement of education to take place in museums and art galleries is emphasized. The research was conducted during the fall term of 4th year students' 2013-2014 academic in the Visual Arts Education course of Ataturk University's Kazim Karabekir School of Education's School Teaching Art Education Department. The present study had a semi-experimental design, included an experimental group (n = 30) and a control group (n = 30), and used pretest and posttest measures. Semi-experimental pattern's pretest-posttest test control group model were preferred in this study, realized by using a combined method research. In this study, realized by using a combined method research, semi-structured interview forms were used to obtain the qualitative data. Sixty 4th-year teacher candidates studying in the School Teaching Department participated in the research. As the result of the research, it was observed that museums and art galleries have positive effects on teacher candidates' attitudes toward active learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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