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Kayacan, Kadriye; Sonmez Ektem, Isil – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Self-regulation is an active and constructive process in which students regulate and observe their own behaviour, motivations and cognition by setting their own goals during their learning process. In this study, the aim is to investigate the effects of biology laboratory practices that are supported by self-regulated learning strategies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Science Instruction, Self Management
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Kayacan, Kadriye – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study was conducted within the scope of the General Biology Laboratory II course, which was taught in the Science Teaching Department in the Spring semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. The study group consisted of 40 teacher candidates in their second year in the Science Teaching Department at a state university in Konya. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Content Analysis, Biology, Science Instruction
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Gorecek Baybars, Meryem; Kucukozer, Huseyin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The object of this study is to determine the conceptual understanding that prospective Science teachers have relating "de Broglie: Matter waves" and to investigate the effect of the instruction performed, on the conceptual understanding. This study was performed at a state university located in the western part of Turkey, with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Physics, Scientific Concepts
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Urey, Mustafa – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of the research is to determine the perceptions of the preservice science teachers about the photosynthesis and to reveal the relation between these perceptions and the misconceptions of the existing concepts. In the research, field scanning method was used as a descriptive research method. The sample of the research is composed of 355…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Attitudes, Misconceptions, Botany
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Unal, Merve; Saglam, Mehmet – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the problem solving skills and science process skills of six-year-old children who attended kindergarten and whether or not there is a difference in problem solving skills and science process skills of children receiving and not receiving the education with GEMS program. In the study using the experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Bakioglu, Busra; Karamustafaoglu, Orhan; Karamustafaoglu, Sevilay; Yapici, Senay – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of lessons conducted in out-of-school learning settings on 5th graders science achievement within the scope of a guidance material that was prepared to be used in out-of-school learning settings in accordance with the "Let's Solve the Riddle of Our Body" chapter objectives. The…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Science Tests, Science Instruction
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Toman, Ufuk – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this research; secondary, high school and university levels of the students to understand the concepts related to ecology of Bayburt in Turkey. In this study, a progressive research method was used. In this method, conceptual understanding test was used as data collection tool. Open-ended test questions were used in this study. The test…
Descriptors: Ecology, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction, Concept Formation
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Ozgur, Sinem Dincol; Yilmaz, Ayhan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The inorganic chemistry is one of the essential courses in the education of pre-service chemistry teachers. This study investigates the differences between the adopted learning approaches and achievements of Turkish pre-service chemistry teachers' who received the inorganic chemistry course from the same lecturer. The purposes of this study are to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Cognitive Style
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Saltan, Fatih; Divarci, Omer Faruk – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of blog activities on elementary students' environmental literacy in science class. The relationships between students' environmental literacy levels, their parents' interest in environmental activities and the frequency of outdoor activities they do have also been also examined. Pre-test…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Elementary School Students, Literacy, Environmental Education
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Balta, Nuri; Awedh, Mohammad Hamza – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Advanced technology helps educational institutes to improve student learning performance and outcomes. In this study, our aim is to measure and assess student engagement and collaborative learning in engineering classes when using online technology in solving physics problems. The interactive response system used in this study is a collaborative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Physics, Problem Solving, Engineering Education
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Buber, Ayse; Coban, Gul Unal – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of learning activities based on argumentation about "Force and Motion" unit on conceptual understanding and views about establishing thinking friendly classroom environment of 7th graders. The study was conducted with total 39 students (20 students in experimental group and 19…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Scientific Concepts, Motion, Physics
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Gungor, Sema Nur; Ozkan, Muhlis – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study examines the subjects and concepts in biology perceived to be difficult to learn and teach by 759 pre-service biology teachers registered in the pedagogical formation program at Uludag University Faculty of Education in the academic year of 2005-2016, as well as the associations that word "biology" first calls to their mind.…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Genetics, Classification, Teaching Methods
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Balta, Nuri; Sarac, Hakan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This article reports the results of a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of 7E learning cycle in science teaching. Totally 35 different effect sizes from 24 experimental studies, comprising 2918 students were included in the meta-analysis. The results confirmed that 7E learning cycle have a positive effect on students' achievement. The overall…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Processes
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Abanikannda, Mutahir Oluwafemi – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study provides a framework for the production of Hypermedia Instructional package. It also assessed the effectiveness of hypermedia instructional mode of delivery on students? performance in Chemistry. This is with a view of improving the learning of Chemistry which may eventually help to improve students? performance. The developmental study…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Hypermedia, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Dejonckheere, Peter J. N.; de Wit, Nele; van de Keere, Kristof; Vervaet, Stephanie – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study tested and integrated the effects of an inquiry-based didactic method for preschool science in a real practical classroom setting. Four preschool classrooms participated in the experiment (N = 57) and the children were 4-6 years old. In order to assess children's attention for causal events and their understanding at the level of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Control Groups, Pretests Posttests, Play
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