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Problem-solving processes of mathematically gifted and non-gifted students
Sipahi, Yasemin; Erbaş, Ayhan Kürşat; Department of Mathematics Education (2021-8-17)
This study aimed to investigate the use of problem-solving phases and strategies of seven mathematically gifted, seven successful, and six average students attending fifth-grade in different public and private schools. The...
Exploring preservice science teachers’ adaptive expertise and reformed beliefs about science teaching and learning
Kazakova, Alina; Öztürk, Gökhan; Department of Science Education (2021-8-09)
The main purposes of the study are to explore (1)the level of preservice science teachers’ adaptive expertise and reformed beliefs, (2) the differences between pre-service teachers’ adaptive expertise and reformed beliefs ...
The role of dynamic geometry software on mathematical creativity of pre-service mathematics teachers in geometry tasks
Melek, Zülal; Çakıroğlu, Erdinç; Department of Mathematics Education (2021-7-14)
The purpose of the study was to investigate the role of the dynamic geometry software on mathematical creativity of pre-service mathematics teachers in geometry tasks. The sample of the present study was five pre-service...
Investigating Science Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) Competencies: A Mixed Method Study
Tanrısevdi, Mine; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Canbazoğlu Bilici, Sedef; Department of Science Education (2021-7-12)
The purpose of the present study was to investigate science teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in terms of different variables. Specifically, the purpose was to examine science teachers’ TPACK co...
Learning how to create lesson plans: first year preservice mathematics teachers’ experience in university within school model
Özkan, Betül; Işıksal Bostan, Mine; Tunç Pekkan, Zelha; Department of Mathematics Education (2021-2-15)
The aim of this study was to examine how first year preservice mathematics teachers (PSMTs) in different levels integrate feedback given by a course instructor and classmates into their lesson plans. Moreover, the study in...
A phenomenological study on mathematics teachers having experience with innovative learning activities: views, enablers,and barriers
Erbasan, Elçin; Çakıroğlu, Erdinç; Department of Mathematics Education (2021-2-10)
The purpose of the study was to investigate middle school mathematics teachers’ views and experiences regarding innovative mathematics learning activities. This study also aimed to determine enablers and bar...
A study on development of prospective middle school teachers’ competence of posing mathematical literacy problems
Baran Saraç, Aniş Büşra; Işıksal Bostan, Mine; Department of Mathematics Education (2021-1-27)
The current study aims to investigatecompetence ofprospective middle school mathematics teachers to generate mathematical literacy problems throughout a designed instruction. Participants of the study, who ...
The effects of a functional thinking intervention on fifth grade students’ functional thinking skills
Akın, Gülnur; İşler Baykal, Işıl; Department of Mathematics Education (2020-10-22)
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of a functional thinking intervention on 5th-grade students’ functional thinking skills. The sample of the current study was 43 fifth grade students in two public mid...
An investigation about sense of inclusion of nature and environmental motive concern for middle school students: a case of refugees and native students.
Bülbül, Ayşenur; Şahin, Elvan; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2020)
Environmental problems are one of the most important problems that humanity faced. To address these problems, it is important to assess human-nature relationships and to understand the degree of people’s sense of inclusion...
An analysis of middle school students’ generalization of linear patterns.
Kama, Zeycan; Işıksal Bostan, Mine; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2020)
The purpose of the present study was to explore sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students’ generalizations of patterns using arithmetical generalization, algebraic generalization, and naïve induction. In addition to studyi...
Implementation of the peer-led team learning (PLTL) model to Turkish context: its effect on undergraduate engineering students’ academic performances and anxiety in general chemistry course
Eren Şişman, Nuran Ece; Geban, Ömer; Department of Mathematics and Science Education (2020)
This study examined the effect of peer-led team learning (PLTL) model over traditional college instruction (TCI) on undergraduate engineering students’ exam achievement, conceptual understanding, state anxiety, and social ...
An investigation on theses and dissertations on mathematical modeling in Turkey in the last two decades.
Koç, Dilek; Sevinç, Şerife; Department of Mathematics and Science Education (2020)
In line with the developing science and technology, mathematical modeling which links up real life and mathematics has become increasingly popular, and the number of studies conducted on mathematical modeling has increased...
Investigation of 8th grade students’ science achievement in Turkey: results from monitoring and evaluating academic skills study (ABIDE) 2016.
Çalık, Gü; Teksöz, Gaye; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2020)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship among attitudinal constructs (interest in science lesson and self-efficacy toward science), demographics (school type, mothers’ and fathers’ level of education),...
Investigating middle school students’ achievement and strategies in proportional reasoning problems
Yılmaz, Gamze Öze; Akyüz, Didem; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2019)
The aims of the study are to specify the academic achievement of the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in proportional reasoning problems, to determine how the academic achievement of these students change ac...
Pre-service science teachers’ TPACK efficacy levels and technology integration quality: application of TPACK-IDDIRR model
Atakan, İskender; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2019)
Nowadays, teachers have a great responsibility in developing And updating their technology knowledge and competences, because in an environment where technology affects education so much, the way to achieve the desired obj...
Development of effective STEM education materials.
Tomaç, Cemre; Eryılmaz, Ali; Department of Mathematics and Science Education (2019)
The aim of this study is to develop STEM Project-Based Learning (STEM PBL) activities for 9th grade level by using ASSURE Model. During the literature research, it was found that there was no systematic material developmen...
An investigation of seventh grade students’ understanding of negative integers via mathematics history-based model-eliciting activities
Ay, Büşr; Sevinç, Şerife; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2019)
The main purpose of the study was to investigate the role of mathematics historybased model-eliciting activities (MEAs) on seventh grade students’ understanding of negative integers. The study was conducted in one public m...
Developing seventh grade students’ scientific epistemological beliefs, science process skills and lake ecosystem understandings through Lake Eymir education program
Yağlı, Müşerref Büşra; Çakıroğlu, Jale; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2019)
The main purposes of this study were to investigate the effectiveness of an inquiry-based education program on students’ science process skills, scientific epistemological beliefs, understandings of a lake ecosystem and ex...
Analysis of pre-service science teachers’ systems thinking skills in the context of carbon cycle
Turan, Deniz; Öztekin, Ceren; Department of Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2019)
The main purpose of this study is to analyze pre-service science teachers’ systems thinking skills in the context of carbon cycle. The eight systems thinking skills that is previously defined by Ben-Zvi Assaraf and Orion (...
Mathematical thinking in the classroom on derivative: fostering university students’ mathematical thinking
Kartal, Özde Funda; Ubuz, Behiye; Department of Mathematics and Science Education (2019)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the opportunities provided mathematics students to engage in mathematical thinking during the instruction of derivative concepts and categorize the students’ mathematical thinki...
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