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Boz, Hayat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Old age is a period when the social environment of the elderly person shrinks due to reasons such as loss of social role, health, decline of income and empty nest situation. This research was carried out in order to determine, how elderly people use the social relationship networks and communication with their environment, to satisfy the needs for…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Social Networks, Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Communication
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Yildirim, Adile Emel Sardohan; Akçamete, Gönül – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Individualised education programmes (IEP) will be practiced with children with special needs (CWSN) and their families. The main factor for IEP's success is the participation of the family and also, their children. In this study, views and suggestions about participation of families of CWSN in their IEP processes are examined. The research is…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Special Education, Disabilities, Family Involvement
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Koseoglu, Pinar; Pehlivan, Hulya – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of the study was to identify and analyse high school students' metaphorical perceptions of biology and biology teacher concepts. The sample comprised all the 515 students studying in the Etimesgut district in Ankara in the spring semester of the 2015/2016 academic year. The data were gathered through a form which included the phrases…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Teachers, High School Students, Figurative Language
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Ceylan, Mustafa; Baydic, Berrin – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of this study was to compare the reading skills of the fourth graders who were poor readers in different text genres (story and informative text). Fifty-six fourth-grade students who were poor readers participated in this study. Reading rates, reading errors and reading prosody characteristics of the students were examined in the…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Literary Genres, Fiction, Nonfiction
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Boz, Hayat; Dagli, Yakup – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
This study addresses the contribution of applying qualitative research methods for identifying the educational activities planned for adults. The paper is based on the experience gained during in-depth interviews with 39 elderly and 33 middle-aged participants, by purposive sampling method and maximum variation technique, within a needs analysis…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Needs, Adults, Needs Assessment
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Sen, Senol – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the metacognitive skill levels and motivation of preservice chemistry teachers and to investigate the effect of different metacognitive skill levels on their motivation. The study was conducted during 2014-2015 spring semester. In this research, survey method was used to reveal the effect of different…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Chemistry
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Keser, Hafize; Kavuk, Melike; Numanoglu, Gulcan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between preservice teachers' internet addiction level and cyber-loafing activities. This study was conducted as a survey study. Participants of the study was Computer Education and Instructional Technology department students (n = 139) at Ankara University. "Cyber loafing activity…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Bulu, Sanser; Numanoglu, Mustafa; Keser, Hafize – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2016
This study aims to identify middle school students` general attitudes towards social media. Participants of this descriptive study were middle school students from three public schools (n = 367) in Ankara. Data was collected using "Demographic Information Form" and "Social Media Attitudes Survey for Students" developed by…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Social Attitudes, Statistical Analysis
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Akyuz, Halil Ibrahim; Keser, Hafize – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of an educational agent, used in online task based learning media, and its form characteristics on problem solving ability perceptions of students. 2x2 factorial design is used in this study. The first study factor is the role of the educational agent and the second factor is form characteristics…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Educational Technology