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Dilmac, Bulent; Kulaksizoglu, Adnan; Eksi, Halil – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The purpose of this study is to find out whether the humane values education program has produced any changes on the students' level of humane values. The research was conducted with the first- and second-grade students in Konya Meram Science High School in the 2006-2007 academic year. Thirty students participated in the study. Half of the…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Correlation, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Gomleksiz, Mehmet Nuri; Bulut, Ilhami – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The aim of this study is to determine and compare the views of primary school teachers on the implementation and effectiveness of the new primary school mathematics curriculum. For that aim, a 32-item Likert-type Mathematics Curriculum Scale was developed. The reliability of the scale was tested through Cronbach Alpha (0.98), Spearman-Brown (0.93)…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Mathematics Curriculum, Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers
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Altun, Sertel; Buyukduman, F. Ilke – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The main purpose of this research is to evaluate the effects of a constructivist instructional design on a group of students and their teacher. The sample consisted of 26 students and one teacher. The research was conducted at Istanbul Technical University, School of Foreign Languages, English Preparatory Program. The instructional design based on…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Design, College Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Akinoglu, Orhan; Saribayrakdar, Selin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The present study examined what teaching strategies are used by junior high school students and the ways students make history classes meaningful. The sample of the study was randomly chosen 346 students from three secondary public schools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education and located in the district of Uskudar, Istanbul. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Learning Strategies, Junior High School Students
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Avcioglu, Hasan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The aim of this study is to determine whether a social skill instruction program, prepared according to the cooperative learning method, is effective for children with hearing disability in learning the basic social skills, starting and continuing a relationship, conducting a work with a group, and the generalization of these skills. Nine learning…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness
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Kan, Adnan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
Scoring rubrics are useful to serve performance assessment for learning and assessment because they can be created for a variety of subjects and situations. Rubrics look like more suitable and effective tools for summative and formative evaluation because they include qualitative description of the performance criteria. In recent years, rubrics…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Scoring Rubrics, Instructional Design, Foreign Countries
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Guvenc, Hulya; Acikgoz, Kamile Un – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The purpose of this research is to study the effects of cooperative, individual concept mapping, and traditional teaching methods on learning strategy use. One of the experimental groups was taught by cooperative concept mapping, and the other by individual concept mapping. Traditional method was implemented in the control group. Fifth graders (52…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Concept Mapping, Conventional Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Kaymakcan, Recep – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
It is argued that a traditional approach to religious education is not sufficient to meet the necessities of contemporary world. For this reason, pluralistic approaches to religious education receive a particular attention in the recent years. In line with the other school subjects, the curriculum of secondary religious education was changed in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Teaching Methods
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Akin, Ahmet; Cetin, Bayram – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
This study investigated the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS). The sample of the study consisted of 590 university students, 121 English teachers and 136 emotionally disturbed individuals who sought treatment in various clinics and counseling centers. Factor loadings of the scale ranged…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Test Reliability, Measures (Individuals), English Teachers
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Karadag, Engin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The Turkish education program amendment for the first five grades of primary education initiated in the 2005-2006 academic year is much more than an ordinary program amendment: it promises a truly holistic transformation that would radically change education applications. The amendment proposes giving up the traditional education system in favor…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Education, Teacher Role
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Ipekci-Cetin, Emre; Kuruuzum, Ayse; Cetin, Mustafa Koray – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The aim of this study is to introduce a goal programming based on a holistic approach for the evaluation of "early childhood development support project", which was applied in some cities in Turkey. Like in many other areas, statistical methods are widely used in research on pre-school education. According to the literature, very few…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Holistic Approach, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries
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Toremen, Fatih; Karakus, Mehmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
The present study aimed to determine the obstacles in creating effective teamwork and generate suggestions for overcoming these obstacles. The study was designed on the basis of qualitative research approaches and used purposive sampling. Data were collected by semi-structured interviews from 52 teachers who were working at a primary school in…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Problems, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Akin, Ahmet; Abaci, Ramazan; Cetin, Bayram – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
This study investigated the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory. The sample of the study consisted of 607 university students. Results of language equivalence indicated that the correlations between Turkish and English forms of the MAI were quite high (r = 0.93). As a result of a series of…
Descriptors: Information Management, Validity, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Deveci, Handan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
In order to achieve its goals, the Social Studies course should convey social events, which took place within or out of the school context, into the classroom environment. Current events can be very beneficial so as to transfer the social events into classroom environment in the Social Studies courses. In this study, semi structured interview…
Descriptors: Current Events, Role Playing, Classroom Environment, Social Studies
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Ozyurek, Ragip; Cam, Sabahattin; Atici, Meral – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2007
This article covers the characteristics that are supposed to be present in the practicum of school-based counseling in Turkey. In the light of the related literature, 11 characteristics are determined. These are the place of practicum, the importance of official permission for the school, the characteristics of practicum schools and its school…
Descriptors: Practicums, Counselor Training, School Counseling, Undergraduate Study
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