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Kul, Umit; Aksu, Zeki; Birisci, Salih – Online Submission, 2019
The aim of the present study was to investigate the development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) and Web 2.0 self-efficacy beliefs (W2SEB) and to determine the relationship between them for middle school pre-service mathematics teachers through their involvement in a course designed using a Web 2.0 tools. To achieve this aim,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Web 2.0 Technologies
Gerencheal, Berhane; Mishra, Deepanjali; Tesfay, Ataklti – Online Submission, 2019
The study was conducted on 38 University EFL major students and on their 10 EFL teachers to examine their belief towards the role of using Technology Assisted Language Teaching (TALT-Hereafter) in minimizing students' FLA. The data were gathered using both qualitative and quantitative methods. The quantitative data was collected using by GBM and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction
Arslan, Umut; Sommers-Flanagan, John – Online Submission, 2018
The main purpose of this study was to examine the ethical beliefs of Turkish senior counseling students who are eligible to be counselors, and to compare these beliefs with those of Turkish freshmen counseling students based on Turkish counseling ethical codes. Gibson and Pope's (1993) ethical beliefs and practice survey was used to collect data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Training, College Seniors, College Freshmen
Gokalp, Murat; Mentese, Sabit; Caksilikova, Gulsara; Duran, Volkan – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship locus of control and irrational beliefs. The population of the research consisted from 179 students studying in Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University. In this study, relational scanning model was used. Rotter Internal-External Locus of Control Scale and Irrational Beliefs Scale was used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Locus of Control, Beliefs
Prachagool, Veena; Nuangchalerm, Prasart; Subramaniam, Ganakumaran; Dostal, Jirí – Online Submission, 2016
Pedagogical decision making is very important for professional teachers, it concerns belief, self-efficacy, and actions that teachers expose to classroom. This paper employed theoretical lens and education policy in Thailand to examine the preservice teachers' views about pedagogical decision making. Discussion helps school mentors understand…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Instruction
Demirbag, Mehmet; Kingir, Sevgi; Çepni, Salih – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between prospective teachers' belief systems and writing-to-learn. The participants comprised eight freshmen from the Department of Elementary Science Education at a public university in Turkey. The data were collected using semi-structured interviews.The results indicated that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs, Elementary Education
Bozdogan, Aykut Emre – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the past field trip experiences of pre-service teachers who are graduates of Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology and who had pedagogical formation training certificate and to examine their self-efficacy beliefs in planning and organizing field trips with regard to different variables. The study was…
Descriptors: Biology, College Graduates, Preservice Teachers, Field Trips
Karatekin, Kadir; Merey, Zihni – Online Submission, 2015
The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes of preservice social studies-teachers towards solid wastes and recycle. This study used the screening model, In order to determine the attitudes of preservice teachers towards solid wastes and recycle, we used the "Scale for the Attitudes of Preservice Teachers towards Solid Wastes and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Recycling, Conservation (Environment)
Arslan, Ali; Akdemir, Elif; Karamese, Esmanur – Online Submission, 2015
Individuals' subjective beliefs about knowledge is defined as an epistemology. Epistemological beliefs of individuals has the potential in developing the curriculum. A motivational approach that attempts to explain the purpose of learners' participation in teaching activities is called goal orientation. Learners' goals of participating in teaching…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation, Epistemology
Saglam, Yilmaz; Karaaslan, Emre Harun; Ayas, Alipasa – Online Submission, 2014
The study aimed to investigate whether classroom norm perspective influence the students' capability of elucidating a natural phenomena and beliefs about scientific explanation. In particular, our objective was to explore the process by which the norm for scientific explanation was established and discover how the students' explanation…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Scientific Concepts
Gökçek, Tuba; Taskin, Duygu; Yildiz, Cemalettin – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of this study is determining academic self-efficacy beliefs of students pursuing graduate study and revealing their needs and shortcomings from the graduate education. Case study method was used and data were collected by a form developed by the researchers from 92 students receiving masters and Ph.D.'s in different programs. As a result…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Self Efficacy, Student Needs, Beliefs
Uzun, Levent; Çetinavci, Ugur Recep; Korkmaz, Sedat; Salihoglu, Umut Muharrem – Online Submission, 2013
The present study reports on the findings related to the effect of playing a vocabulary learning and practicing game in elementary English classes at university level, and the attitudes and beliefs of the subjects about playing games with the purpose of learning the foreign language. The subjects were 70 first year university students from two…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Vocabulary Development, English Language Learners, Second Language Learning
Incecay, Gorsev – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of the current study is to explore the effects of pre-service teachers' language learning beliefs on their practice teaching. Two randomly chosen pre-service teachers were recruited in the study (one male, one female). This research mainly adopted a qualitative approach using a structured interview, philosophy statements, field-notes…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Magno, Carlo – Online Submission, 2010
The present study investigated the contribution of epistemological beliefs about learning and Asian values on pre-service teachers' value for education. The relationship of epistemological beliefs and valuing education is based on Schwartz and Bilsky's (1987; 1990) theory of human values. The participants were 362 pre-service teachers from…
Descriptors: Expectation, Family Structure, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
Romanowski, Michael H. – Online Submission, 2007
Although an established alternative form of American education, the concept of home schooling is just beginning to surface in China. Few Chinese have knowledge of home schooling yet alone consider this form of education. However, graduate students studying in the field of education are aware of this unusual alternative to traditional schooling,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes