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ERIC Number: EJ901264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-1306-3065
The Physics Questions in Student Selection Examination and Physics Curriculum and the Effect of Those Questions in Students' Success in Turkey
Demirci, Neset
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, v2 n2 p38-43 Apr 2007
Success of high school students in solving physics questions of student selection examination (OSS) that has to be taken by high school students before entering the Turkish universities have been investigated with regard to these questions to be solved by students and suitability to high school physics curriculum and factors affecting students success. In this purpose a questionnaire has been distributed to undergraduate students of Necatibey Faculty of Education and Faculty of Science and Literature of Balikesir University in Turkey, especially to volunteer students (a total of 194 students) from Biology, Mathematics, Computer, Science Teacher Education programs and Physics departments. In addition to this, more than 30 high school physics teachers and university professors have been interviewed one to one to ask their opinion about this subject in order to investigate the results. Students and teachers criticized new OSS examination system and made some recommendations. (Contains 8 tables.)
International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication. Abant Izzet Baysal University, Faculty of Education, 14280 Golkoy-Bolu, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey