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Cin, Mustafa; Degirmencay, Serif Ali – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The foreknowledge of peoples' decision-making process during an earthquake may give important clues as to whether or not their decisions will yield secure results. In the context of earthquake education, drawing upon these clues can potentially minimize the loss of life during earthquakes to a certain extent. Thus, the aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Middle School Students, Seismology, Foreign Countries
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Kaya, Mehmet Tamer; Yazici, Hakki – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The aim of this study is to analyse the self-efficacy of the social studies teachers in regard to the use of smart whiteboards. In the study the self-efficacy of the social studies teachers in regard to the use of smart boards was examined based on some variables (i.e., gender, age and receiving training on the use of information technologies).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Social Studies
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Kösker, Nilüfer; Özgen, Nurettin – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The current study investigated the multiculturality attitudes of high school students using the Multiculturality Attitude Scale. The determination of the dynamics affecting students' multiculturality attitudes will provide opportunities for reconstructing the educational settings accordingly. The sample of the study was 2237 students from 24 high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Student Attitudes
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Regelous, Anette; Holzförster, Frank; Stich, Alexander – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
Resources, resource efficiency and sustainability are one of the most important socio-political issues of today. We here present a best practice example for project-based learning aiming to change student's understanding and attitude towards sustainability at school level. In this project forty-two Year 9 students explored by themselves the link…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Grade 9, Student Attitudes, Comprehension
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Akkaya Yilmaz, Mavi; Karakus, Ufuk – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of teaching the 6th grade (12-13 years old) social studies lessons' unit "Our Country's Resources" by place based teaching method on student achievement. This research was conducted in 2013-2014 academic year for six weeks in a public secondary school in Milas. In this…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Social Studies, Place Based Education, Program Effectiveness
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Inel, Yusuf – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The goal of this research is to reveal out the effect of the activities prepared based on the 4MAT teaching method on the academic achievement of the students, with respect to the unit, "The Journey of Democracy", included in social studies curriculum for 6th-graders. In accordance with this goal, the research was conducted using the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Social Studies
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Krohmer, Maxim; Budke, Alexandra – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
Innovation is an integral part of much of today's society, including geography teaching. Geography education has the potential to develop through innovative approaches to the formation of methods and content in the classroom. The concept of innovation is much discussed, but there has been minimal research into teachers' actual understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Teachers
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Ulu Kalin, Özlem; Birisçi, Salih – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
A metaphor is the expression of a concept or a phenomenon by a person by using analogy in the sense that s/he perceives. This study was conducted for the purpose of finding the mental images (i.e. the metaphors) which social studies teacher candidates have on Web 2.0 technology. The study group consisted of 77 social science teacher candidates.…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Aydin, Fatih; Tulumen, Murat – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The purpose of this study is to reveal the relation between anxiety and attitude scores of the secondary school students. In addition to this, in the present study, the anxiety and attitude scores of the students for Geography lesson were examined in terms of their achievement levels, gender, grade level and school type variables. The relational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Anxiety
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Gurgil, Fitnat – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
This study aims to determine the views of social studies and geography teachers on their table, graphic, diagram interpretation and preparation skill (TGDI-PS). In according with this study, the research was designed in the mixed method, in which both quantitative and qualitative data collection instruments were used together. The research was…
Descriptors: Tables (Data), Visual Aids, Graphs, Teacher Attitudes
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Önal, Hakan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
This study investigated whether the environmental determinist approach, which was effective in geographical research especially at the beginning of 20th century and generally believed to be abandoned in the 1920's, still had impact on geography teacher candidates. With this aim in mind, teacher candidates were asked to prepare a single question by…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Geography Instruction, Environmental Education, Rural Areas
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Steegen, An; Hasendonckx, Femke; De Cock, Mieke – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
It is well-known that misconceptions exist on a range of topics. The origin of these misconceptions can be very different, but some of them can be understood by students struggling with the application of physics concepts in real life situations or in the context of another school subject, e.g. geography. In this paper, different strategies to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Yalçinkaya, Elvan; Çetin, Oguz – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the environmental attitudes of secondary school students and their opinions about environmental education (EE). It also aims to make recommendations in order to give more importance to studies on this subject in Turkey based on the findings obtained. The research problem is 'What are the opinions and…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Environment, Environmental Education
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Önger, Seda; Çetin, Turhan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The learning characteristics of the individuals have been rapidly changing, and the current 21st century learners are now expected to have innovation, digital literacy, life and career skills. The educational systems must be outfitted with a prerequisite of digital resources, and curricula for digital literacy should be designed to promote…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Media Literacy, Figurative Language
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Degirmenci, Yavuz – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The main purpose of the present study is to examine the main tendencies of the articles published in the field of geography education between the years of 2008 and 2018 in Turkey. Within the scope of this purpose, this study examined the subject fields, research methods, data collection tools, data analysis techniques and sampling methods used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Geography, Geography Instruction
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