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...
Adaptation and validation of the sustainability consciousness questionnaire for teacher candidates
Güler, Fulden; Şen, Mehmet; Özdemir, Mine; Öztekin, Ceren (2018-09-07)
There are several problems encountered in developing countries such as rapid population growth, deforestation, urbanization and these problems lead to consumption of natural resources (UNESCO, 2006). The term sustainable d...
Adaptation of Global Scientific Literacy Questionnaire in Turkish Context: Findings of Pilot Study
Şen, Mehmet; Sungur, Semra; Öztekin, Ceren (null; 2018-07-01)
Even though scientific literacy is main goal of science education; there is no valid, reliable and comprehensive scale to assess students’ scientific literacy. Therefore, this study aims to adapt Global Scientific Literacy...
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...
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