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Metin Goksu, Meral; Somen, Tugba – Online Submission, 2019
Local history should be taught in history courses. It enables students to investigate and learn geography, form connections between past and present, and gain important life skills. This study analyzes the views and practices of Turkish history teachers vis-a-vis local histories in a qualitative study. The focus group consisted of 12 history…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Local History, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Ustuk, Özgehan – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated how important Turkish EFL teachers perceive the ELT motivational strategies that are implemented in adult EFL teaching. 52 EFL instructors working in preparatory schools of foreign languages in four state universities in Turkey participated in the current study. The perceived importance of ELT motivational strategies was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Baltaci, Hasan Serif; Tanis, Selin – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to investigate Turkish EFL pre-service and in-service teachers' perceptions of the place of culture in English language teaching in addition to uncovering the difficulties they face while teaching/integrating culture into their practice. A total of 40 participants were administered a comprehensive questionnaire the results of which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Erdogu Yilmaz, Sule – Online Submission, 2017
Teaching Turkish as a foreign language (TTFL) has recently gained much importance in modern life. For some reason, a large number of people and students with dissimilar background come from other countries so as to start off a new life primarily in Istanbul and/or many other cities in Turkey. Many of whom need to ensure their arrival and long term…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Metin Tekin, Bilge – Online Submission, 2017
For language teachers, the study of education from international and comparative points of view, which is undertaken by comparative education, is essential because of the international nature of language education. For language teachers, working abroad to widen their experience is very common. Therefore, knowing the latest and common approach is…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Communicative Competence (Languages), Foreign Countries, Language Teachers
Basarir, Fatma – Online Submission, 2017
The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions of ELT instructors working at a higher education institution in Turkey regarding integrating global citizenship education into ELT courses. The study was carried out by using phenomenological design, which is one of the qualitative studies. The data were collected using interview method and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Kiliçkaya, Ferit, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
The 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture has been hosted by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (Burdur, Turkey), in cooperation with Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) and Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey). Our main aim has been to provide a forum for discussion, to facilitate integration in these fields, and to…
Descriptors: Literature, Conferences (Gatherings), Figurative Language, Speeches
Karadag, Ruhan – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of the study is to explore the perceptions of primary school teachers and teacher candidates of the use of mass media in teaching Turkish in primary education. The data for this descriptive study is collected via semi-structured interviews--one of the qualitative data analysis methods and the collected data is analyzed by employing…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Mass Media, Teaching Methods
Töman, Ufuk; Akdeniz, Ali Riza; Odabasi Çimer, Sabiha; Gürbüz, Fatih – Online Submission, 2013
In order to achieve the targeted objectives desired level of education and modern learning theories for learner centered methods are recommended. In this context the use of worksheets developed and that student participation is considered to be one of the methods. This research is one of the ethyl alcohol fermentation biology issues and prepare…
Descriptors: Worksheets, Constructivism (Learning), Biology, Science Instruction
Canbay, Orkun; Beceren, Sedat – Online Submission, 2012
The aim of this study was to determine the university instructors' conceptions of teaching in ELT departments at two universities in Turkey. The data was collected through qualitative research techniques. The participants were four instructors working in two different institutions in Turkey with doctorate degree on the same major from the same…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, English Teachers
Saglam, Asli Lidice Gokturk; Sert, Semih – Online Submission, 2012
Technology is changing paradigms in education rapidly and teachers are caught unguarded due to lack of professional training in this aspect. This study reflects the perceptions of nine ELT [English Language Teaching] instructors with M.A TEFL degrees and with over six years of professional experience. Despite the lack of formal professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Yurekli, Aynur – Online Submission, 2012
This study aims at describing the new approach to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teaching based on the results of the curriculum renewal conducted for the freshman "Academic Skills in English" courses (ENG 101 and ENG 102) with reference to the Faculty of Computer Sciences. The study is based on the results of the needs analysis…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Academic Achievement, Interviews, Language Skills
Aydin, Mehmet; Baki, Adnan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Kögce, Davut – Online Submission, 2010
The aim of this study is to examine the mathematics teacher educators' beliefs about teacher role in teaching mathematics. Case study is preferred as research method. An interview form devised by the researcher, composed of open-ended and scenario type questions was used as the data collecting tool. Interviews taking average 60 minutes were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Beliefs
Erdogan, Yavuz – Online Submission, 2008
In today's world, it is acknowledged by almost all folks of life that the traditional educational institutions are inadequate in educating the growing population. This situation has triggered research into finding ways to provide economical and of high quality education to wider masses of people. Currently, web based instruction seems to be the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Schools, Web Based Instruction, Educational Quality
Darn, Steve; Ulusoglu-Darn, Bahar – Online Submission, 2006
Writing is often considered the most difficult and time-consuming skill to teach. There is a strong prejudice against writing lessons among Turkish students and teachers, both at high school and university levels. This paper describes the problems that students and teachers have in undergraduate writing classes and suggests journal writing as an…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Journal Writing, Graduate Students
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