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Duban, Nil – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Museums provide the opportunity to handle real objects, solve problems, and interact with others. And also they are perfect places to ask our own questions, and try to discover the answer. So in many courses, teachers use museums as a learning environment for teaching the subject matter. The purpose of this research is to determine the opinions of…
Descriptors: Museums, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Science Instruction
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Sevy-Biloon, Julia – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
English language students at the Universidad Nacional de Educacion (UNAE) in Ecuador tend to have various learning styles and have a hard time being motivated to not only learn, but also remember the correct form of English language being taught in the classroom. It is mandatory for these students to learn English; therefore many do not have…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Çetin, Baris – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this research was to determine whether the use of activities based on Pintrich's self-regulated learning model effect the self-regulated learning perceptions of elementary teacher candidates within a Life Science course. The research was organized in accordance with the quasi-experimental designs model. This study was conducted…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Elementary School Teachers, Quasiexperimental Design, Measures (Individuals)
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Demircioglu, Hülya – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of activities developed in accordance with PDEODE teaching strategy on students' understanding of the particulate nature of matter. The sample of the study consists of the first grade students who study in the Primary School Teacher Education Program. In order to determine the conceptual change on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Concept Formation, Scientific Concepts
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Gurbuz, Fatih – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The purpose of this research study is to explore pre-service science teachers' misconceptions on basic astronomy subjects and to examine the effect of micro teaching method supported by educational technologies on correcting misconceptions. This study is an action research. Semi- structured interviews were used in the study as a data collection…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Scientific Concepts, Misconceptions, Action Research
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Oguz, Aysegul – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study was to elucidate how to convey stories through origami and suggest its use in education with the help of pre-service elementary teachers' opinions. The participants of the study were 103 elementary teacher candidates from a state university in the 2014-2015 academic year. In this qualitative study, the data were collected…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Story Telling, Art Activities, Preservice Teachers
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Koomen, Michele Hollingsworth – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This meta-analysis reports on the use of practitioner inquiry (PI) with early program teacher candidates in conjunction with elementary science and math methods courses using cognitive load theory as a theoretical framework. The findings suggest that the teacher candidates enhanced their knowledge of practice within practice across 5 dimensions of…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Meta Analysis, Methods Courses, Cognitive Processes
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Al Darwish, Salwa – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
This qualitative study aims at detecting areas that requires to be developed in the EFL reading program in elementary stages in Kuwaiti public schools by using children's literature. It also examines the reading program in the public elementary curriculum. The participants were six English language major students from the College of Basic…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Programs, Childrens Literature, English (Second Language)
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Robb, Elizabeth; Sinatra, Richard; Eschenauer, Robert – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
This mixed methods counterbalanced study compared the gain score means of two different approaches to vocabulary acquisition--Vocabulary Theater (VT) and Teacher Directed Instruction (TDI) for 8th grade students from three schools in New York. The purpose of the study was to explore the effects of a peer teaching approach on students' vocabulary…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Peer Teaching, Grade 8, Academic Discourse
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Chou, I-Chia – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
For students in a perspective English teacher program, enhancing language proficiency and teaching knowledge is essential so that they can participate in the teaching community. This study investigated the acquisition of an unfamiliar discursive practice by four undergraduate students in a perspective EFL teacher training program. The practice is…
Descriptors: Context Effect, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction