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THE EFFECT OF MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION BASED ON FLOW THEORY PRINCIPLES ENHANCED WITH REALISTIC MATHEMATICS EDUCATION ON STUDENTS' ACHIEVEMENT, RETENTION, MOTIVATION AND FLOW STATE
Ay, Yasin; Aksu, Meral; Department of Curriculum and Instruction (2022-2)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of mathematics instruction designed based on Flow Theory and RME on students’ achievement, retention, flow state and motivation. The study was conducted in 2017-2018 ...
An investigation of how language teachers develop their online teacher identity
Kaçakoğlu, Cansu; Çakır, Nur; Department of Curriculum and Instruction (2022-1-07)
This qualitative case study aimed to investigate how English language teachers develop their online teacher identities during the emergency remote teaching utilizing Yazan’s (2018) theoretical framework as a lens. The prim...
A QUALITATIVE INVESTIGATION OF BINGE-WATCHING AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: BEFORE AND AFTER THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Demirkol, Anıl; Demir, Ayhan Gürbüz; Güneri, Oya; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-11-26)
This qualitative study aimed to understand the binge-watching behavior among Turkish university students including contributing factors for the onset and continuity of the behavior, binge-watching patterns, how it impacts ...
Predictors of English language preparatory school students’ behavioral intention to use remote learning tools in the COVID-19 era
Kaya, Metin Halis; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Department of Curriculum and Instruction (2021-11)
The purpose of this study was to investigate how well gender, growth mindset, fixed mindset, the perceived value of English language, perceived ease of use of remote learning tools, perceived usefulness of remote learning ...
EXPLORING THE ROLES OF PERCEIVED GENDER IDENTITY DISCRIMINATION AND POST-TRAUMATIC COGNITIONS ON POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS SYMPTOMS AND FLOURISHING AMONG TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS
Barburoğlu, Yusuf; Erdur Baker, Özgür; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-10-5)
The purpose of this study is to explore the relations of negative cognitions (about the self and the world) and perceived discrimination (individual and group discrimination) to post-traumatic stress symptoms and flourishi...
Psychological Dating Aggression in LGB+ Relationships: A Path Model with Perpetration, Victimization, Internalized Homophobia, Cognitive Flexibility, and Affectivity
Mercan, Mert Nedim; Sümer, Zeynep; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-10)
The current study investigates the direct and indirect associations between positive affect, negative affect, psychological dating aggression victimization, cognitive flexibility, internalized homophobia, and psychological...
A qualitative study of feedback literacy in higher education: uncovering enhancing and impeding factors
Kara, Ceren; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-10)
Feedback literacy refers to learners’ competence and tendency to understand feedback information, make an evaluative judgment and use it to improve work and learning. The present study attempted to unveil feedback types, a...
The role of academic motivation, course satisfaction, and advisory relationship on research self-efficacy beliefs of graduate students
Bayar, Ekin; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Department of Curriculum and Instruction (2021-10)
The aim of the study was to investigate the role of academic status, phase of the study, career plan, autonomous motivation, controlled motivation, course satisfaction, and advisory relationship in graduate students’ resea...
EVALUATION OF ENGLISH PREPARATORY SCHOOL CURRICULUM AT BAŞKENT UNIVERSITY USING ALKIN’S UCLA EVALUATION MODEL
Can Gülsat, Esra; Ok, Ahmet; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-10)
This research study aims to evaluate English Preparatory School curriculum at Başkent University from the perspectives of students and English language instructors. The appropriateness of the Preparatory School curriculum ...
STRUCTURING RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES IN TURKEY: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL CASE STUDY
Cüre, Neslihan; Gökalp, Gökçe; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-10)
Research universities first emerged in the 19th century with the establishment of Humboldt University to solve social problems. The classification of research universities in the United States began in 1970 with the Carneg...
THE MEDIATING ROLE OF TEACHER AGENCY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND READINESS FOR CHANGE AMONG PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
Ersöz, Anıl; Kondakçı, Yaşar; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-9-30)
Readiness for change is vital for the success of any educational change initiative, and that is why there has been an increasing interest in the antecedents of readiness for change. However, there is a limited body of empi...
A CASE STUDY ON THE APPLICABILITY OF INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS LESSONS FROM PERSPECTIVE OF TEACHERS
Kara Bardakcı, Elif; Taneri, Pervin Oya; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-9-30)
This research aims to discuss the feasibility of integrating interdisciplinary studies into education in the fields of science and mathematics at the high school level and possible barriers to the integration of these stud...
An Assessment of English Language Teaching Methods Courses: The Case of Middle East Technical University Foreign Language Education Program
Demirtaş Yiğit, Saniye; Ok, Ahmet; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-9-3)
The purpose of this study was to assess English Language Teaching (ELT) methods courses offered by undergraduate Foreign Language Education program of Middle East Technical University in relation to their goals, content, o...
Academic Motivation of Middle School Students: Perceived Teacher Affective Support, Number of Interactıon Partners, Prior Achievement and Homophily
Çaybaş, İzzet Utku; Çakır, Nur; Çapa Aydın, Yeşim; Department of Curriculum and Instruction (2021-8-9)
The study aims to explore possible sources of middle school students’ achievement motivation. Therefore, two main research questions were examined. In this regard, firstly, the relationship between student’s achievement mo...
EXAMINING THE PREDICTORS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING AMONG NOT IN EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION OR TRAINING UNIVERSITY GRADUATES
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 ...
An exploration of teacher commitment through the perspectives of novice teachers
Ural, Fadime; Ok, Ahmet; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-8)
The purpose of this study was to explore perceptions of novice teachers regarding teacher commitment, their experiences of teacher commitment, and the factors causing changes in it. Also, it was aimed to be informed of the...
Exploring teaching anxiety and its sources from the perspectives of pre-service teachers
Özcan, Burcu; Ok, Ahmet; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-8)
This study aims to explore teaching anxiety and its sources from the perspectives of pre-service teachers. The suggestions of pre-service teachers about reducing teaching anxiety are also aimed to be taken in this study. T...
Investigating the quality of teacher reflection and the nature of changes in the quality of teacher reflection through critical incidents analysis
Yılmaz, Elanur; Akar, Hanife; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-3-31)
This embedded mixed methods research is an investigation to explore the current status of teachers’ reflections and the role of the guided reflective practices through critical incidents analysis in the development of teac...
A phenomenological study on curriculum development process in Turkey: critical periods and issues
Kürkçü, İrem; Engin Demir, Cennet; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-3-11)
The aim of this study was to explore curriculum development practices in Turkey through experiences and perceptions of prominent curriculum academics who were involved in curriculum studies during the Republican Period. Th...
Psychological aggression among dating university students: the prediction of attachment styles, rejection sensitivity, and self-compassion
Atay, Şafak; Sümer, Zeynep; Department of Educational Sciences (2021-3-11)
The main purpose of this study is to examine to what extent rejection sensitivity, attachment styles, and self-compassion predicted perpetration and victimization of psychological dating aggression after controlling for ge...
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