Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1957

Table of Content: 23 March; 8(6)

March 2013

Determining learning styles of the professional mountaineers

  This study aimed to explore learning styles of the professional mountaineers. The research was carried out according to the survey model. The research group composed of 61 professional mountaineers (n(men)=45, n(women)=16) who attended Advanced Snow Ice Education Camp in Rize on September 1-7, 2012, the last camp of Mountaineering (Alpinism) Winter Education within Turkish Mountaineering Federation’s...

Author(s): Fatih BEKTAS

March 2013

An analysis of teacher candidates’ usage level of metacognitive learning strategies: Sample of a university in Turkey

  The purpose of this research is to evaluate the level metacognitive learning strategies are used by teacher candidates. The study was designed as a descriptive research. Study group of present research consists of 291 teacher candidates studying in the Faculty of Education within the body of a Western Anatolian university in Turkey. Research data have been obtained via “Metacognitive Learning Strategies...

Author(s): Etem YeÅŸilyurt

March 2013

The effect of blog use on self-regulatory learning of prospective German language teachers

  The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of blog use on self-regulatory learning of prospective German language teachers. The study is semi-experimental. Pretest-posttest, experiment control model was used. Blog activities were conducted as extensive beyond classroom activities only for the experiment group. As the data collection tool Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire scale was used....

Author(s): Mukadder SEYHAN YÜCEL

March 2013

Evaluation of students’ views about the use of SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model)-compatible materials in physics teaching

  In the present study, a web site including instructional materials such as Whiteboard Movies (WBM), simulations and animations and testing materials such as true-false, fill-in-the-blanks, puzzles, open- ended questions  and  multiple-choice  questions was  designed. The  study  was  carried out  with  76 students  attending  Dicle  College ...

Author(s): Selahattin GONEN and Bulent BASARAN

March 2013

Effects of teaching one and two dimensional motion units through mathematical modeling

  The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of physics lessons that are taught through mathematical modelling on conceptual understanding and operational achievements of prospective science teachers in one and two dimensional motions. Through a quasi-experimental design “operational achievement test” (OAT) and “conceptual understanding test” (CUT) aimed at measuring operational...

Author(s): Zeynep Baskan and Nedim Alev

March 2013

Efficiency in reading comprehension: A comparison of students’ competency in reading printed and digital texts

  In this study, survey model was used, for investigating the effect of printed and electronic texts on the reading comprehension levels of teacher candidates. While dependent variable of the research comprises the levels of understanding of the teacher candidates, independent variable comprises the departments of the teacher candidates, types of the texts being read and types of printing. Working group of this...

Author(s): Erol Duran

March 2013

Competencies in teacher education: Preservice teachers’ perceptions about competencies and their attitudes*

  This study aims to identify the general teaching competency levels and professional attitudes of preservice teachers  who are to graduate from four-year education faculties. It was conducted with a total of 379 senior-year students who were attending Pamukkale University Education Faculty during the spring term of the 2008 to 2009 academic year. The dependent variables of the study were general teaching...

Author(s): Necla KÖKSAL

March 2013

A comparison of metacognitive awareness levels of future elementary teachers in Turkey and USA

  The aim of this research is to examine and compare metacognitive awareness levels or dimensions related to the metacognitive awareness of students who were studying in undergraduate programs about elementary education at Georgia State and Uludag University. In addition, it is aimed to explore the differences between the metacognitive awareness levels of the American and Turkish students. Data were collected...

Author(s): Dilek SEZGIN MEMNUN