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Baysen, Engin; Baysen, Fatma – South African Journal of Education, 2022
Experimentation is widely accepted as being central to science education. However, anxiety about experimentation often prevents its use. While a considerable number of studies on anxiety related to laboratory experimentation have been conducted, studies on in-class experimentation is limited. In the research study reported on here we explored the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Experiments, Anxiety, Teacher Attitudes
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Kazu, Ibrahim Yasar; Kurtoglu, Cemre – South African Journal of Education, 2022
In the descriptive study reported on here we used A Scale for Flipped Classroom Readiness of Secondary School Learners developed by Hao and adapted by Durak to evaluate teachers' readiness. The scale was administered to 233 teachers working at 5 randomly selected secondary schools in the city of Elazig, Turkey. Five key aspects of their readiness…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Flipped Classroom, Self Efficacy, Information Technology
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Inandi, Yusuf; Büyüközkan, Ayse Sezin – South African Journal of Education, 2022
The relationship between mobbing behaviour, alienation and burnout experienced by teachers in the elementary schools in central districts of Mersin was investigated in the study reported on here. The sample of this study consisted of a group of 455 randomly selected teachers selected by the simple random sampling method. The mobbing scale,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Burnout, Measures (Individuals)
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Inandi, Yusuf; Giliç, Fahrettin – South African Journal of Education, 2021
This study reported on here aimed to determine the relationship between leadership styles (democratic, autocratic and transformational) and organisational cynicism in addition to examining whether leadership styles predict organisational cynicism. The data were collected from 426 teachers (183 male and 243 female teachers) from primary and…
Descriptors: Correlation, School Administration, Principals, Leadership Styles
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Kesicioglu, Oguz Serdar – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The research reported on here was designed in a qualitative approach to present the opinions of pre-service pre-school teachers on the use of mathematics activities. The sample consisted of 10 pre-service teachers, who in their fourth year of pre-school education in the teaching department in 2017 to 2018. The pre-service teachers in the study…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction
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Melekoglu, Macid Ayhan; Erden, H. Gülsen; Çakiroglu, Orhan – South African Journal of Education, 2021
Efforts to diagnose students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) have increased in recent years in Turkey. However, the limited number of assessment tools used to identify students with SLD is one of the most important concerns in this area, since 8 out of 10 students with SLD have difficulty in reading, which affects other academic areas.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension
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Ergin, Ismet; Kaplan, Füsun; Korkmaz, Ayse – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The aim of the research reported on here was to determine the perceptions of school administrators and teachers working at Anatolian high schools on the characteristics of effective schools. The determined perceptions of teachers and administrators were important for creating more efficient educational domains by sharing leadership among…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, School Effectiveness, Institutional Characteristics
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Özsezer, M. Sencer Bulut; Saban, Ayten Iflazoglu – South African Journal of Education, 2021
The purpose of this research was to examine student teachers' views on the kind of teachers they would like to be. The participants were 51 student teachers at the primary education department of a state university. The views of these student teachers were collected from unstructured reports that they submitted following a one-semester classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Techniques
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Karatepe, Ramazan; Akay, Cenk – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The aim of the study reported on here was to build a structural model of the relationship between 21st-century learner skills, individual innovativeness and epistemological beliefs. Data of the study were collected with three different scales, namely, the 21st-Century Learner Skills Scale, the Epistemological Beliefs Scale, and the Individual…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Innovation, Epistemology, Beliefs
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Stott, Angela; Hattingh, Annemarie – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The convenience sample used in the study reported on here consisted of 91 students enrolled in the primary and middle school Postgraduate Certificate in Education course for 2 consecutive years at a South African university. We used the Student Understanding of Science and Science Inquiry instrument to answer questions about these students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Scientific Principles, Scientific Literacy
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Hatipoglu, Çiler; Daskin, Nilüfer Can – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported here we focus on proverbs in English Language Teaching (ELT) coursebooks and how the pithy structure and the "wisdom"-loaded content of proverbs can contribute to the development of foreign language learners' communicative competence as defined by Bachman (1990). We discuss how the most frequently used coursebooks…
Descriptors: Proverbs, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Çetin, Zeynep; Danaci, Miray Özözen; Kuzu, Abdullah – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The phenomenon of psychological violence (mobbing) explained within the context of psychological aggression, is gaining attention due to increased focus on industrialisation and work life. The study aimed to examine the effects of mobbing experienced by teachers on the way they perceive their performance. The research sample consisted of 698…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Bullying, Public Schools
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Balyer, Aydin; Özcan, Kenan – South African Journal of Education, 2020
As in the rest of the world, teachers' roles have been changing in the Turkish educational system. In this process, their roles have been redefined as technical and social roles. In their technical roles, they focus on regular educational core tasks while in their social roles they dwell upon a wide range of social tasks besides teaching. However,…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Responsibility
Gokyer, Necmi – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported on here we aimed to determine the role of strengthening leadership behaviour on the psychological contract in primary and secondary schools. The population was a total of 7,772 teachers (3,627 primary school teachers and 4,145 middle school teachers) working in the districts of Baglar, Kayapinar, Sur and Yenisehir in…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Role, Leadership Styles
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Bal-Incebacak, Belgin; Yaman, Süleyman; Sarisan-Tungaç, Asli – South African Journal of Education, 2019
In learning of students, cognitive and affective skills and interaction of these skills are very significant. Intellectual risk taking (IRT) and test anxiety inventory (TAI) fall between these cognitive and affective skills. In this research, in addition to the relation between the skills of secondary school students, whether their class level and…
Descriptors: Risk, Test Anxiety, Secondary School Students, Science Instruction
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