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Izgi-Onbasili, Umit – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of energy resources activities on attitudes and views of prospective classroom teachers about renewable energy resources within the context of out-of school learning environments. In the study, quasi-experimental design without pre-test post-test control group was used. The research was conducted…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Energy Conservation, Field Trips
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Mataka, Lloyd M.; Taibu, Rex – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
A quasi-experimental treatment control group design was used to investigate the effect of a conceptual change curriculum, Multi-Step Inquiry approach, on students' perception of their learning in a science classroom. This started with the development of a workbook that explicitly focused on conceptual understanding, followed by the development and…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Concept Formation, Science Instruction
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Gurkan, Gulsah; Kahraman, Sibel – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
In this study, preservice teachers' epistemological beliefs and attitude/knowledge level regarding organ transplantation and donation (OTD) are investigated according to such demographical variables as gender, department and grade level. Teachers play a fundamental role in providing information to children/adolescents and could influence their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Epistemology
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Seckin Kapucu, Munise; Yurtseven Avci, Zeynep – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The purpose of the study is examination of the quality of digital stories developed by pre-service science teachers and deeply investigating pre-service teachers' experiences related to scientific concepts, the characteristics of scientific knowledge and the ways of reaching scientific knowledge in the stages of exploration, storytelling and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Information Technology, Story Telling
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Uluay, Gulsah; Dogan, Alev – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The aim of this paper is to introduce Kodu Game Lab to pre-service science teachers through a method course based on MAGDAIRE framework and prepare them to design their own digital games. In accordance with this purpose, key factors towards using digital games in classroom are also observed. Convergent parallel design that is a type of mix method…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning
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Demirbag, Mehmet; Yilmaz, Sirin – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
In today's world, energy consumption constitutes a topic on countries' main agendas. In parallel with the military, technological and scientific developments associated with the increasing population, countries are generating policies that highlight energy sources that play a part in global competition. As with many innovations, factors such as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Risk, Student Attitudes
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Erdogan, Sezen Camci – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The present study aims to examine the perceptions towards scientists and science/pseudoscience distinctions of gifted education and elementary education teacher candidates who will educate gifted students especially at the elementary education level. A total of 92 volunteer prospective teachers, composed of candidates from gifted education and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Academically Gifted
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Ormanci, Ummuhan; Cepni, Salih – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The use of tablet in schools has been getting importance in a parallel with any change in educational policies. It can be said that the use of tablets was investigated on the variables such as success and attitude in the literature and the number of studies increased related to the applications that can be used in tablets. In this context, it was…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Develi, Fatih; Namdar, Bahadir – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Scientific concepts are the building blocks of scientific thought and science communication. Therefore, to achieve scientific literacy it is necessary to construct and define the concepts accurately. In this study, the concept of friction force, which is frequently encountered in science textbooks, is discussed. The explanations of the concept in…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Ladachart, Luecha – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Research in teacher education has given increasing attention to pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) as a theoretical construct that describes necessary knowledge for teachers to teach specific content. This research study aims to examine whether an understanding about the nature of science (NOS) correlates with orientation to teaching science…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Multiple Choice Tests
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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Holmes, Shawn Y.; Annetta, Leonard; Crumb, Loni – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
A computer-based simulation, Hazelton High at REST (HHR), with embedded performance-based assessments and Likert-type survey questions was created to assess preservice teacher recognition of racial and gender intolerant behaviors. The simulation was modeled after the Racial Ethical Sensitivity Test (REST), a reliable video-based assessment,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Ethics, Gender Differences
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Reid-Griffin, Angelia – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Mentoring is a life-long approach to building positive, supportive relationships, self-confidence and increasing academic performance. In this article, I present how a college-based summer camp, designed to engage youth in increasing interests in STEM, Healthcare, and Teacher education, by helping youth build self-confidence and career interests…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, College Students, College Faculty
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Turgut, Halil – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate how theist (Muslim) pre-service science teachers reconcile their individual ontologies, which stem from their worldviews, with premises of modern science. 23 pre-service science teachers (10 males and 13 females, ages ranged from 19 to 23) were selected by purposeful sampling. Data sources included…
Descriptors: Muslims, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, World Views
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Yuzuak, Ahmet Volkan; Erten, Sinan; Kara, Yilmaz – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Aim of the present study is to analyze science teacher candidates' laboratory videos by using Many-facet Rasch model. Survey method was used in the study. The study was conducted in 2017-2018 academic year spring semester. Rasch model's surfaces are respectively: 9 juries, 13 science activities and 19 criteria. FACETS program was used for data…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Science Education, Models
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