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Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2018
Engineering education plays a prominent role in the development of technologies, society, nation, production, economy and employment. It is the art of applying scientific and mathematical principles, and experience to produce a technical product or system to meet out a specific need in the society. Based on the literature, it was thought that…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Cooperative Learning, Engineering Education
Durak, Gürhan; Cankaya, Serkan; Yunkul, Eyup; Ozturk, Gülcan – Online Submission, 2017
Despite the widespread use of Social Learning Networks (SLNs), there is little research on the effectiveness of these sites in related literature. Therefore, there is a need for studies investigating but use of SLNs in educational environments and their effects on learners' academic achievements. In this study, the purpose was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
Paker, Turan; Özcan, Yeliz Ergül – Online Submission, 2017
Our study aimed at finding out the effectiveness of corpus-based vocabulary teaching activities as well as students' attitudes towards concordance-based materials when corpus-based tasks in English vocabulary learning are used. The study was conducted in a preparatory school in a private university. The participants were 28 intermediate level…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Balci, Ceyda; Yenice, Nilgun – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of scientific argumentation based learning process on the eighth grade students' achievement in the unit of "cell division and inheritance". It also deals with the effects of this process on their comprehension about the nature of scientific knowledge, their willingness to take part in…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Grade 8, Persuasive Discourse, Science Achievement
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Karakas, Ali; Uysal, Hüseyin; Bilgin, Selçuk; Bulut, Talat – Online Submission, 2016
The question of what makes a good teacher of English has aroused researchers' interest for many years, and the existing studies comparing NESTs (native English-speaking teachers) and NNESTs (non-native English-speaking teachers) have focused mostly on students' perceptions of these teachers. The current study aims to explore in the first phase if…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of the study was to present the effect of Lego Mindstorms Ev3 based design activities on students' attitudes towards learning computer programming, self-efficacy beliefs and levels of academic achievement. The research is a pretest-posttest with control group semi-experimental study. The study group of the research consisted of 53 students…
Descriptors: Programming, Design, Student Attitudes, Computer Science Education
Pekel, Feyzi Osman; Hasenekoglu, Ismet – Online Submission, 2015
This study investigates the effect of a conceptual change approach over traditional instruction on students' understanding of DNA, gene and chromosome concepts. 52 10th grade students belonging two different classes participated the study. One of the classes was assigned randomly to the control group, and the other class was assigned randomly to…
Descriptors: Genetics, Student Attitudes, Control Groups, Scientific Concepts