The development of some components of scientific literacy in basic education

Akdur, Tunç Erdal


The importance of teacher-student interpersonal relationships for Turkish students' attitudes towards science
Telli, Sibel; den Brok, Perry; Çakıroğlu, Jale (Informa UK Limited, 2010-01-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine associations between Turkish high school students' perceptions of their science teachers' interpersonal behaviour and their attitudes towards science. Students' perceptions of the teacher-student interpersonal relationship were mapped with the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI), which uses two relational dimensions: influence and proximity. Data on Students' subject-related attitudes were collected with the Test of Science Related Attitudes (TOSRA). A total o...
The Relative Effectiveness of Integrated Reading Study Strategy and Conceptual Physics Approach
Taslidere, Erdal; Eryılmaz, Ali (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2012-04-01)
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the combined and partial effects of the Integrated Reading/Study Strategy and Conceptual Physics Approach on ninth grade private high school students' achievement in and attitudes toward optics. The Integrated Reading/Study Strategy is a new strategy which was developed by integrating previously existing reading strategies of the KWL and SQ3R with classroom lecturing. The Conceptual Physics Approach is an instructional strategy developed on the basis of C...
The teaching efficacy beliefs of pre-service teachers in the USA and Turkey
Çakıroğlu, Erdinç (Informa UK Limited, 2008-02-01)
The purpose of this study was to compare pre‐service elementary teachers' sense of mathematics teaching efficacy beliefs in a Turkish university and in a major American university located in the Midwest. The data for this study were collected by means of the Mathematics Teaching Efficacy Beliefs Instrument. In the Turkish sample there were 141 pre‐service elementary teachers, and in the American sample there were 104 pre‐service elementary teachers. Results from the study indicate that pre‐service teachers ...
The Contribution of Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategy Use to Students Science Achievement
Akyol, Gülsüm; Öztekin, Ceren; Sungur, Semra (Informa UK Limited, 2010-01-01)
This study examined the differences in the level of 7th-grade Turkish students' cognitive and metacognitive strategy use (rehearsal, elaboration, organization, critical thinking, and metacognitive self-regulation) in science and investigated the contribution of cognitive and metacognitive strategy use to students' science achievement. The present study also explored the relationships between students' background characteristics (gender, prior knowledge, socioeconomic status) and their cognitive and metacogn...
TÜRKMEN, GAMZE; Caner, Sonay (Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2020-07-01)
This study aims to provide a comprehensive and in-depth investigation of the debugging process in programming teaching in terms of cognitive and metacognitive aspects, based on programming students who demonstrate low, medium, and high programming performance and to propose instructional strategies for scaffolding novice learners in an effective way. Data were collected from 41 novice programming students from C++ and Python programming language courses of the same instructor in the scope of case study meth...
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T. E. Akdur, “The development of some components of scientific literacy in basic education,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2002.