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ERIC Number: EJ1122595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Evaluation of Health Education Program (HEP) of 9th Graders
Erdogan, Polat; Gürol, Mehmet
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n33 p124-133 2016
The main purpose of evaluation is to improve the quality of program. So, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the Health Education Program of 9th graders (HEP) with Educational Criticism Model of Eisner. The study was conducted with the qualitative research method. A holistic single case design was employed in this study. The typical case sampling technique was used because we were interested in the normality/typicality of the case. Self-administered questionnaire was presented to respondents. Open-ended questions were employed in this study to give respondents an opportunity to speak their mind. The semi-structured interviews and discussions were conducted individually for a period of approximately two months. The texts that obtained after interview were subject to content analysis with the MAXQDA 12 software. The HEP was in the right way in terms of HEP and language, HEP and information and communication technologies, living, personal and interpersonal skills, critical and creative thinking, approaches and methodologies and assessment. However, in terms of program goals and objectives, program dimensions, time and materials and, staff development, it needed to be improved. With necessary and continuous changes in HEP, it has a potential for the higher quality of education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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