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Karaman, Ayhan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Recent science education standards emphasize the importance of the instruction of nature of science (NOS) concepts at all levels of schooling from pre-K to K-12. Delivering a proper NOS education to students is excessively dependent on their teachers with an adequate understanding of NOS concepts. The present study investigated the science…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Student Teacher Attitudes, Preschool Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum
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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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Kaf, Ozlem; Yilmaz, Ozge Uygungul – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of creative drama as a teaching method on academic achievement and retention in social studies, students' attitude towards social studies of 4th grade. The research is designed according to quasiexperimental model. The research was conducted with 4th year students in a public school in Adana…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Teaching Methods, Creativity
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Bartoszeck, Amauri Betini; Bartoszeck, Flavio Kulevicz – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to understand in an exploratory way pupils' perception of science and the image of scientists at primary and secondary school levels. Data was collected by means of a survey questionnaire and a drawing representing pupils' depiction what scientists do during their working hours. A questionnaire anchored on a Likert…
Descriptors: Scientists, Likert Scales, Rural Schools, Freehand Drawing
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Ekici, Fatma Yasar – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The main objective of this study is to examine the attitudes of preschool teacher candidates and teacher candidates in other branches towards scientific research in terms of some variables. Survey method was used. The study group consists of 547 teacher candidates studying in education faculty of a private university in the spring term of…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures
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Yorulmaz, Alper; Altintas, Sedat; Sidekli, Sabri – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The state of mathematical thinking is considered to have an effect on the formation of anxiety regarding teaching mathematics. It is hypothesized that with the formation of mathematical thinking, the anxiety in teachers regarding teaching mathematics will be reduced. Since mathematical thinking is a skill acquired starting from the early years of…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Anxiety, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction
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Ersozlu, Alpay; Ulusoy, Tarik – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to adapt "Distributed Leadership Scale" originally developed by Davis into Turkish Language. A total of 386 participants including teachers employed in high schools in Tokat participated in the study. Explanatory Factor Analysis (EFA) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) were performed to test the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Power Structure, Participative Decision Making
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Okmen, Burcu; Kilic, Abdurrahman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The aim of this research is to develop a scale to determine the language teaching methods used by English teachers. The research sample consisted of 300 English teachers who taught at Duzce University and in primary schools, secondary schools and high schools in the Provincial Management of National Education in the city of Duzce in 2013-2014…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, English Teachers
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Pekdogan, Serpil; Korkmaz, Halil Ibrahim – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a Creative Drama Based Perception of Self-sufficiency Skills Training Program on 2nd grade bachelor degree students' (who are attending a preschool teacher training program) perception of self-sufficiency. This is a quasi-experimental study. Totally 50 students were equally divided into…
Descriptors: Creativity, Drama, Experimental Groups, Teacher Education Programs
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Aydogan, Hakan; Akbarov, Azamat – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
In this article, the predictive power of five variables relevant for Linguo-intercultural sensitivity (flexibility) is examined. Communication aspect of intercultural interactions, specifically, the role of English as an international language are emphasized. Attitudes Towards English and Its Usage Scale (ATEUS) was applied to 194 students who…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries
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Kingsley, Laurie; Romine, William – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Schools and teacher induction programs around the world routinely assess teaching best practice to inform accreditation, tenure/promotion, and professional development decisions. Routine assessment is also necessary to ensure that teachers entering the profession get the assistance they need to develop and succeed. We introduce the Item-Level…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Beginning Teacher Induction, Best Practices
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Mubeen, Sarwat; Reid, Norman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Motivation is an inner force that activates and provides direction to our thought, feelings and actions. Two main characteristics of motivation are goal directed behavior and persistence. Motivated people persistently work for the goal until it is achieved. This paper explores the nature of motivation in the context of learning and seeks to relate…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Science Instruction, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy
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Orçan, Maide – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This study aimed to comparatively examine the self-efficacy and burnout levels of preschool teachers in Turkey and the United States. Of the general screening models, the study uses the relational screening model. A total of 90 teachers participated in the study. 32 of the participants were from the United States and 58 were from Turkey. The…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Burnout, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Saloviita, Timo – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Lesson starts are transitional events which may cause management problems for teachers. In this study 131 lesson starts of equally many teachers were observed in primary and secondary schools in Finland. The results indicated that, in general, the problems were minimal. However, for various reasons lesson starts were delayed by an average of about…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Observation Techniques, Secondary School Teachers, Time Management