Science Techer’s Pedagogical Content Knowledge Regarding Complex Body System: A Case For Digestive System

Kınık, Elif
Öztekin, Ceren
European Educational Research Association, 3 - 06 Eylül 2019


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This study investigated experienced science teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and subject matter knowledge (SMK) about human body systems (HBS) (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, urinary system). Two female experienced science teachers from the same private school participated in the study. A case study, a type of qualitative methodology, is used as a research design. Data were collected from semi-structured pre-interviews including Content Representation (CoRe) questions, VNOS-C questionnair...
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The overall aim of this project is to accommodate through a University based Science Shop (called InMoSion) to develop all necessary expertise and know-how for assisting communities with the deployment of an innovative transportation system to meet the mobility needs of elder and mobility challenged Europeans. The system will be a flexible, technologically advanced demand based paratransit system. The InMoSion project will be lead by the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece and will support at first a Gr...
Science Teachers' Motivation and Job Satisfaction in Relation to Perceived School Context
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The present study aimed to examine the relationships among science teachers' motivation, job satisfaction, and perceived school environment variables. Teacher motivation was examined in terms of teacher self-efficacy, collective self-efficacy, and instructional goal orientations (i.e. mastery and performance). Perceived school environment variables included perceived discipline problems, supervisory support, relations with colleagues, relations with parents, and school goal structures (i.e. mastery and perf...
Citation Formats
E. Kınık and C. Öztekin, “Science Techer’s Pedagogical Content Knowledge Regarding Complex Body System: A Case For Digestive System,” presented at the European Educational Research Association, 3 - 06 Eylül 2019, Berlin, Almanya, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: