Teaching research skills in pre-service teacher education

Aslan, Reyhan
Seferoğlu, Gölge
It is essential for teacher education programs to design and implement curricula which helps preservice teachers learn how to conduct research and utilise the results of research in practice. The context of this study is a research course in a Turkish preservice EFL teacher education program, which aims to introduce the essential basics of conducting research in education.


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R. Aslan and G. Seferoğlu, “Teaching research skills in pre-service teacher education,” presented at the METU International ELT Convention, (03 - 04 Mayıs 2018), Ankara, Türkiye, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/75054.