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Ceren Öztekin

E-mail
ceren@metu.edu.tr
Department
Department of Mathematics and Science Education
Modelling pre-service science teachers' pro-environmental behaviours in relation to psychological and cognitive variables
Şahin, Elvan; Alper, Umut; Öztekin, Ceren (Informa UK Limited, 2020-08-01)
Grounded in large-scale studies, this research further investigates the nature of pro-environmental behaviours and related factors by selecting a nation-wide sample of Turkish pre-service science teachers as educators of f...
Interaction among Contextual Knowledge and Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Sociocultural Perspective
Şen, Mehmet; Öztekin, Ceren (Turkish Education Association, 2019-01-01)
This study examined middle school science teachers' contextual knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge and impact of contextual knowledge on pedagogical content knowledge based on sociocultural perspective. Data were coll...
Novice and experienced science teachers’ conceptual knowledge of evolutionary theory within the context of micro-and macroevolution
Yesilyurt, Ezgi; Öztekin, Ceren; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Deniz, Hasan (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-01)
The purpose of this study was to explore science teachers' conceptions about micro-and macro-evolutionary processes. In this study, a case study was employed to compare and contrast novice and experienced middle school sci...
Genetics Literacy: Insights From Science Teachers' Knowledge, Attitude, and Teaching Perceptions
Cebesoy, Ümran Betül; Öztekin, Ceren (2018-10-01)
Teachers have a crucial role to play in raising future generations of citizens who are aware of issues in genetics literacy such as gene therapy, cloning, and stem cell research. Teachers' teaching practices are influenced...
Impact of Content Knowledge on Pedagogical Content Knowledge in the Context of Cell Division
Şen, Mehmet; Öztekin, Ceren; Demirdöğen, Betül (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-01)
This study focused on how science teachers' content knowledge influences their pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) with respect to the topic of cell division. The data were collected from 3 in-service teachers using interv...
A Multilevel Analysis of Students' Science Achievements in Relation to their Self-Regulation, Epistemological Beliefs, Learning Environment Perceptions, and Teachers' Personal Characteristics
Pamuk, Savas; Sungur, Semra; Öztekin, Ceren (2017-12-01)
This study adopted a cross-sectional and correlational research design in an attempt to add our understanding of student- and teacher-level factors that help explain variability in students' science achievement to the exis...
Gender perspective on the factors predicting recycling behavior: Implications from the theory of planned behavior
Öztekin, Ceren; Teksöz, Gaye; PAMUK, SAVAŞ; Şahin, Elvan; Kilic, Dilek Sultan (2017-04-01)
This study aimed to assess the role of some socio-psychological attributes in explaining recycling behavior of Turkish university community from a gender perspective within the context of the theory of planned behavior wit...
Turkish pre-service science teachers' awareness, beliefs, values, and behaviours pertinent to climate change
Hiğde, Emrah; Öztekin, Ceren; Şahin, Elvan (2017-01-01)
This study examined Turkish pre-service science teachers' awareness, uncertainty beliefs, values, and behaviours pertinent to climate change. It aimed to determine significant predictors of climate change-related behaviour...
Science teacher candidates' perceptions about roles and nature of scientific models
Turkoglu, Ayse Yenilmez; Öztekin, Ceren (Informa UK Limited, 2016-05-03)
Background: Scientific models have important roles in science and science education. For scientists, they provide a means for generating new knowledge or function as an accessible summary of scientific studies. In science ...
DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF SCIENCE HOMEWORK SCALE FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL STUDENTS
Taş, Yasemin; Sungur, Semra; Öztekin, Ceren (2016-04-01)
The aim of this study was to develop and validate Science Homework Scale (SHS) which assesses middle-school (grades 6-8) students' perceptions of teachers' homework practices and homework self-regulation in science. Studen...