A study on student's environmental knowledge and attitudes : the effect of grade level and gender

Alp, Elvan


A Qualitative Study on Turkish Preschool Children's Environmental Attitudes Through Ecocentrism and Anthropocentrism
Kahrıman-Ozturk, Deniz; Olgan, Refika; Tuncer, Gaye (Informa UK Limited, 2012-01-01)
This study explores preschool children's attitudes towards environmental issues with a focus on the issue of gender as a factor affecting their attitudes. The study sample comprised 40 preschool age children living in Ankara, Turkey. The research adopted a qualitative approach, and the data were collected through interviews in which a questionnaire was administered. The interview questionnaire was adapted from 'The Children's Attitudes Toward the Environment Scale-Preschool Version' which contains 15 interv...
A study of alternative English teacher certification practices in Turkey
Seferoğlu, Gölge (Informa UK Limited, 2004-07-01)
For several years the number of teachers trained in several subject areas through regular teacher education programs in Turkey has been insufficient to meet the demands in the country. As a result, to combat teacher shortages in many subjects alternative routes to teacher certification have been sought. Here we examine teacher candidates' perspectives of some of these practices. The participants in this examination comprised 140 senior undergraduate students in the English teaching program in a Faculty of E...
A Study on Examining Relationship between Pre-Service Teachers' Collective Efficacy and Science Teaching Efficacy Beliefs
Atasoy, Volkan; Çakıroğlu, Jale (Hacettepe University, 2020-04-01)
It was aimed to investigate the relationship between collective efficacy and science teaching efficacy beliefs of pre-service teachers. The study was composed of four junior pre-service science teachers working together to fulfill the tasks of a science methods course. They were interviewed at regular intervals during one semester. The results revealed that the sources of collective efficacy played an essential role in the development of personal science teaching efficacy and science teaching outcome expect...
A survey on Turkish elementary school students' environmental friendly behaviours and associated variables
Alp, Elvan; Ertepınar, Hamide; Tekkaya, Ceren; YILMAZ, AYHAN (Informa UK Limited, 2008-01-01)
This study investigated elementary school students' environmental knowledge and attitudes, the effects of sociodemographic variables on environmental knowledge and attitudes, and how self-reported environmentally friendly behaviour is related to environmental knowledge, behavioural intentions, environmental affects, and the students' locus of control. Data were gathered by administration of the Children's Environmental Attitudes and Knowledge Scale and Locus of Control scale to 1140 students from 18 randoml...
A course on gender equity in education: Does it affect gender role attitudes of preservice teachers?
Erden, Feyza (Elsevier BV, 2009-04-01)
The aim of this study is to investigate if a semester-long course on gender equity in education has an impact on the attitudes of preservice teachers toward gender roles. To this end, a pretest-posttest analysis is carried Out in a state university in Ankara, Turkey, employing a sample of 133 preservice teachers: 33 of whom had taken the course and 100 of whom had not. The results reveal that the course has a substantial impact on the attitudes of the preservice teachers. Indeed, the attitudes of the teache...
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E. Alp, “A study on student’s environmental knowledge and attitudes : the effect of grade level and gender ,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2005.