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ERIC Number: EJ1151682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Examining Students' Opinions about STEAM Activities
Ozkan, Gulbin; Topsakal, Unsal Umdu
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v5 n9 p115-123 Sep 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine the opinions of students about STEAM activities. This qualitative study was conducted on the with 7th grade students (n = 37) who are studying at a public school in Istanbul. A purposeful sampling was used in this study. Nine STEAM activities were used while teaching Force and Energy unit. An evaluation form which is composed of open-ended questions was used as a data collection instrument at the end of the teaching process. The responses provided by students for the evaluation form were analysed qualitatively to determine the opinions of students about the activities. The study was structured as qualitative research and content analysis technique was used to evaluate the obtained data. The findings revealed that a relatively positive attitude about STEAM activities and the contribution that the approach had on students. It was therefore concluded that students have few negative opinions about STEAM activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)
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