Examining eight grade students science performance in Turkey with regard their science teachers backgrounds and their preference of science teaching practices in TIMSS 2011

Ceylan, Eren
Geban, Ömer


Examining 8th grade students’ perception of learning environment of science classrooms in relation to motivational beliefs and attitudes
Arısoy, Nazmiye; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Department of Educational Sciences (2007)
The classroom has become an important focus of educational research because most learning takes place there. The purpose of this study was to examine 8th grade students perception of science classroom environment from constructivist perspective and investigate the association between students perceptions, motivational beliefs and attitudes toward science. In addition in this study the affects of gender difference on students’ constructivist learning environment, motivation and attitude toward science were i...
Assessing pre-service teachers' environmental literacy in Turkey as a mean to develop teacher education programs
Tuncer, Gaye; Öztekin, Ceren; Sungur, Semra; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Ertepinar, HAMİDE; Kaplowitz, Michael (2009-07-01)
The study investigates environmental literacy of pre-service teachers at one of the largest public universities in Turkey. The research evaluates the relationship of pre-service teachers' environmental knowledge, attitude, and concerns of their interests in environmental problems, involving outdoor activities, parents' interest and involvement in environmental activities. Canonical analysis is used to explore relationships between pre-service teachers' environmental background and literacy. The results are ...
Atay, Bünyamin; Demir, Ayhan Gürbüz; Güneri, Oya; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-8)
The present study aimed to explore the direct and indirect relationships between personal resources (i.e., self-esteem, self-efficacy and employment hope), social resources (i.e., social support as a whole, social support from friends, social support from family, social support from significant others) and work resources (i.e., work-involvement, external attribution unemployment, internal attribution of unemployment) with psychological wellbeing of not in employment, education ot training university graduat...
Investigating Early Childhood Preservice Teachers’ Personal Teaching Efficacy and Outcome-Expectancy Beliefs Regarding Education for Sustainable Development in Turkey
Köklü Yaylacı, Hasret; Olgan, Refika (2021-01-01)
This study investigates teaching efficacy beliefs of Turkish early childhood preservice teachers toward education for sustainable development (ESD), as well as their personal efficacy and outcome-expectancy beliefs regarding ESD. The study also examines whether or not significant life experiences, year of undergraduate study, and taking courses regarding sustainable development influence students’ ESD teaching efficacy beliefs. In the pilot study the structure of the Turkish version of the Education for Sus...
Examining EFL students' foreign language speaking anxiety: The case at a Turkish state university
Çağatay, Sibel (2015-04-19)
The present study examines EFL students' Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety (FLSA) and its possible reasons as well as some solutions to it. The participants were 147 Turkish students at the English preparatory program of a state university. A questionnaire was administered to the students from each proficiency level to explore their FLSA. The findings revealed that EFL students experience a moderate level of FLSA. Furthermore, female students seem to be highly anxious while speaking. Another striking point ...
Citation Formats
E. Ceylan and Ö. Geban, “Examining eight grade students science performance in Turkey with regard their science teachers backgrounds and their preference of science teaching practices in TIMSS 2011,” Saraybosna, Bosna-Hersek, 2016, p. 179, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: erpacongress.com.