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ERIC Number: EJ1115853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Global Warming and Measures to Be Taken: Pre-Service Science Teachers' Views
Demir, Papatya; Avgin, Sakine S.
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n27 p128-135 2016
Insensitivity to environmental pollution and the environment has become a wide-ranging problem recently. One of the most important reasons for confronting with such a problem is due to the fact that individuals see the nature as a boundless resource. To composing favorable behavior to the living area, teachers are required to be competent with the aim of creating awareness about it. This generating awareness on environment and gaining permanent behavior as they have key roles in training individuals sensitive to environment starting from preschool education. This study aims at what preservice science teachers' views on environmental awareness and sensitivity. Used qualitative research method, which was conducted on pre-service science teachers', 3 and 4 grade, is to see how they awareness, perceptions and understating of effects of global warming and measure to be taken. Open ended questions were used to obtain data of the study. Research scope is 36 preservice science teachers who were selected randomly. According to their views made up there categories. Based on this research results, it was determined that environmental education preservice science teachers receive is not enough; moreover, they have difficulty in distinguishing the concepts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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