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Duman, Ahmet; Inel, Yusuf – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the general trends of master dissertations written in Social Studies Education and performed in 2008-2014 years in terms of thematic and methodology. Document review was performed in study. The study group was included in all the master's thesis recorded at thesis database of Higher Education Council…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Theses, Social Studies, Educational Trends
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Karpuz, Yavuz; Atasoy, Ercan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In the present study, the aim was to investigate 9th grade students' geometrical figure apprehension. To this end, the Figure Apprehension Cognitive Processes Test (FACPT), constructed by the researchers of the study, was administered to 51 ninth grade students, with whom clinical interviews were also conducted. As a result of the data analysed,…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Geometry, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
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Akbas, Elif Ertem; Cancan, Murat; Kiliç, Esra – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The present study aimed to examine an effective mathematics teacher's qualifications from the perspectives of secondary school students. The study was a qualitative one carried out with the descriptive model. The study was carried out with 40 students from all the four class grades of a secondary school (10 students from each class grade) in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Uztemur, Servet; Dinc, Erkan; Acun, Ismail – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the usefulness of the teaching activities prepared for effective utilization of museums and historical places in the context of grade seven social studies teaching to increase the efficiency of teaching-learning processes. Designed as an action research, the current study includes 34 learning activities to be…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Historic Sites, Teaching Methods, Content Analysis
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Yildirim, M. Cevat; Kaya, Ahmet – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to determine the contributions of school principals as constructivist leaders in their schools' according to teachers' opinions. This study is qualitative research based on a phenomenological model. Researchers collected data through the semi-structured interview method. The study group was determined by a maximum…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Constructivism (Learning), Strategic Planning
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Özgül, Fatih; Atan, Tülin; Kangalgil, Murat – Physical Educator, 2019
This experimental study compared the impact of the command style and inclusion style of physical education lessons on teaching basic volleyball skills to 6th graders during the 2014-2015 academic year. The 100 students in the research group were divided into three groups: control (n = 32), command style (n = 34), and inclusion style (n = 34). A…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Grade 6, Teaching Methods, Team Sports
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Koparan, Timur – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
The Fatih Project in Turkey has improved software in mathematics teaching such as data analysis software. As a result, the need to inquire into the efficiency of computer-supported learning environments has emerged. This study aims to examine the effect of dynamic data analysis software-supported learning environments on secondary school students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Uygun, Tugba; Akyüz, Didem – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
Argumentation, as a kind of classroom discourse, is beneficial for establishing mathematical knowledge taking place in classroom conversations. It can enhance learners' development of subject matter knowledge. Hence, this case study was designed to examine the effect of argumentations on developing subject matter knowledge in detail in…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Knowledge Level, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Izgar, Gökhan – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate Elementary and Middle School Religious Culture and Ethics Coursebooks in terms of approaches, methods and techniques used in values education. The data of this study were obtained using the document review technique, which is one of the qualitative research data collection methods. The data in this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Values Education, Instructional Materials
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Lederman, Judith; Lederman, Norman; Bartels, Selina; Jimenez, Juan; Akubo, Mark; Aly, Shereen; Bao, Chengcheng; Blanquet, Estelle; Blonder, Ron; Bologna Soares de Andrade, Mariana; Buntting, Catherine; Cakir, Mustafa; EL-Deghaidy, Heba; ElZorkani, Ahmed; Gaigher, Estelle; Guo, Shuchen; Hakanen, Arvi; Hamed Al-Lal, Soraya; Han-Tosunoglu, Cigdem; Hattingh, Annemarie; Hume, Anne; Irez, Serhat; Kay, Gillian; Kivilcan Dogan, Ozgur; Kremer, Kerstin; Kuo, Pi-Chu; Lavonen, Jari; Lin, Shu-Fen; Liu, Cheng; Liu, Enshan; Liu, Shiang-Yao; Lv, Bin; Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; McDonald, Christine; Neumann, Irene; Pan, Yaozhen; Picholle, Eric; Rivero García, Ana; Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Santibáñez-Gómez, David; Saunders, Kathy; Schwartz, Renee; Voitle, Frauke; von Gyllenpalm, Jakob; Wei, Fangbing; Wishart, Jocelyn; Wu, Zhifeng; Xiao, Huang; Yalaki, Yalcin; Zhou, Qiaoxue – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Although understandings of scientific inquiry (as opposed to conducting inquiry) are included in science education reform documents around the world, little is known about what students have learned about inquiry during their elementary school years. This is partially due to the lack of any assessment instrument to measure understandings about…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Middle School Students, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Kandil, Semanur; Isiksal-Bostan, Mine – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of inquiry-based instruction enriched with origami activities on 7th grade students' achievement in reflection symmetry and self-efficacy in geometry. Two classes, instructed by the first author of the paper, were randomly assigned as experimental and control groups. In order to gather data,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Achievement
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Ersoy, Meryem; Ilhan, Onur Alp; Sevgi, Sevim – Higher Education Studies, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to examine the relation between seventh-grade students' quadrilaterals achievement levels and Van Hiele geometric thinking levels. Survey method was used. The sample of the study was 160 students from the three different districts of Kayseri, as Melikgazi, Incesu, and Tomarza. Van Hiele geometric thinking test and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Geometry, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
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Yilmaz, Mehmet; Çimen, Osman; Karakaya, Ferhat; Adigüzel, Merve – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This study aimed to develop secondary school seventh-grade students' awareness of natural habitats and the interactions among living things, as well as reveal their views on the problems encountered. The study was designed as a case study, a qualitative perspective and conducted with 64 students from a private school during the 2017-2018 academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Animals
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Akbas, Yavuz; Sahin, Ibrahim Fevzi; Meral, Elif – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the argumentation-based science learning approach on students' academic achievements and examine student views about use of this approach in social studies. We used a mixed methods research design to document changes as a result of an argumentation-based science learning approach…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Grade 7
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Dere, Ilker – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
The aim of this study was to reveal the viewpoints of social studies teachers regarding oral history method. The qualitative research approach was used to achieve this purpose. A total of 225 middleschool social studies teachers from various provinces of Turkey participated in the study. A standardized open-ended interview form comprising three…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Social Studies, Oral History, Teaching Methods
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