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Sagnak, Mesut – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the mediating effects of ethical culture and psychological safety on the relationship between ethical leadership and teachers' voice behavior. The sample consists of 342 teachers randomly selected from 25 primary and secondary schools. Four different instruments are used in this study. The scales have…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Leadership, Safety
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Dilmaç, Bülent – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this research is to present the relationship of teenagers' values with their levels of cyberbullying and hopelessness, as well as to test the created model in terms of these relations. This research analyzes the predictive relationships among adolescents' values, cyberbullying, and hopelessness through the program AMOS 19 in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psychological Patterns, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ilter, Ilhan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study is to describe social studies teachers' perceptions related to their practices in teaching concepts within the context of social studies instruction in order to enhance students' vocabulary development in their classes. The study focuses on how students' breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge is supported by teachers'…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Concept Formation
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Kara, Yusuf; Kamata, Akihito – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
A multilevel Rasch model using a hierarchical generalized linear model is one approach to multilevel item response theory (IRT) modeling and is referred to as a one-parameter hierarchical generalized linear logistic model (1-P HGLLM). Although it has the flexibility to model nested structure of data with covariates, the model assumes the normality…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Statistical Distributions, Computation
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Dogan, Selçuk; Tatik, R. Samil; Yurtseven, Nihal – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The main purpose of this study is to adapt and validate the Professional Learning Communities Assessment Revised (PLCA-R) by Olivier, Hipp, and Huffman within the context of Turkish schools. The instrument was translated and adapted to administer to teachers in Turkey. Internal structure of the Turkish version of PLCA-R was investigated by using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Factor Analysis, Measures (Individuals)
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Katilmis, Ahmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to reveal the objectives of values education in Turkey, values education-related activities performed in schools, and preferred approaches to values education according to the opinions of social studies teachers. This qualitative study used a phenomenological pattern. The participants of the study were selected from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Social Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Köse, Meliha – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study is a qualitative case study aimed at revealing the roles of high school history teachers on university students' attitudes towards history courses. The study group consists of 30 teacher candidates studying in the department of social sciences and mathematics teaching of a faculty of education at a university in the Western Black Sea.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, History Instruction, Teacher Role, Teacher Influence
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Tuncel, Gül – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
In recent years, studies on teacher training have focused on the development of a culturally responsive understanding in prospective teachers and its use to allow students benefit from learning-teaching environments in the best way possible. Considering diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds of students as wealth is a prerequisite for…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Action Research, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Background
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Aypay, Ayse – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study aims to develop and test the validity of a model limited to attitude towards the future and subjective well-being for reducing and preventing the school burnout that high school students can experience. The study is designed as a relational screening model conducted over 389 high school students. The data in this study are analyzed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Burnout, Prevention
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Aktu, Yahya; Ilhan, Tahsin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
Early adulthood is one of the important milestones considered within lifelong development in the relevant literature. Adulthood is examined through various theories; however, universality of many of these is still being discussed. One of these theories is Levinson's theory of life structure. Thus, the current research aims to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Qualitative Research, Adult Development, Theories
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Eliçin, Özge; Kaya, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study explores 67 experimental research articles written about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using high-tech devices. The studies in this research were accessed through EBSCO, Academic Search Complete, ERIC, and Uludag University online search engines using keywords such as "autism and technology", "autism and…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Demir, Ergül – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
In this study, the aim was to construct a significant structural measurement model comparing students' affective characteristics with their mathematic achievement. According to this model, the aim was to test the measurement invariances between gender sub-groups hierarchically. This study was conducted as basic and descriptive research. Secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measurement, Student Characteristics, Comparative Analysis
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Sahin, Neslihan; Eraslan, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
In parallel with mathematical modeling studies that have gradually drawn interest in recent years, the aim of this study is to investigate the thought processes of fourth-grade students in the Butter Beans Problem and to identify possible challenges in this process. For this purpose, a qualitative study was conducted at a university-foundation…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Cognitive Processes, Mathematical Models
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Sahin, Alper; Anil, Duygu – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study investigates the effects of sample size and test length on item-parameter estimation in test development utilizing three unidimensional dichotomous models of item response theory (IRT). For this purpose, a real language test comprised of 50 items was administered to 6,288 students. Data from this test was used to obtain data sets of…
Descriptors: Test Length, Sample Size, Item Response Theory, Test Construction
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Gencel, Ilke Evin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine through teacher candidates' thoughts the effects of a portfolio assessment implementation on their metacognitive skills and attitudes towards a course on measurement and evaluation. Exploratory sequential mixed-methods design is employed within the study. The pretest/posttest control group design was used in…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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