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ERIC Number: EJ1175386
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Metaphors of Social Studies Teacher Candidates on Democracy
Tural, Aysegül
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v6 n4 p775-780 2018
Democracy is a form of government in which principle of equality is based, human rights and freedoms are protected. In this research, it is aimed to reveal democracy perceptions of social science teacher candidates through metaphors. Towards this aim, 105 social science teacher candidates are consulted about their democracy opinions. Study is a descriptive research, data is collected by phenomenology pattern which is one of the qualitative research methods in document examination way and collected data is resolved by content analysis. As a result of study, the results that are obtained from teacher candidates have developed valid 28 metaphors. It is seen that teacher candidates use mostly "freedom, scales and water" simulations while expressing democracy concept by metaphors which they develop.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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