Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(3), pp. 904 - 908
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070332
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Views of Classroom Education Department Teacher Candidates about Ideal Physical Sciences Teaching


Ahmet Turan Orhan *
Faculty of Education, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The goal of this research is to present the ideas and views of teacher candidates in the department of classroom education about an ideal physical sciences class. Qualitative research model was used in the process of forming the study, during which interviews with classroom teacher candidates were held; the obtained data is presented in the study through descriptive analysis. Study group of the research involves a total of 40 teacher candidates who studied in Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of education, Department of Basic Education, Classroom Education; students involved in the study were at 4th grade during 2018-2019 fall semester and had taken Science and Technology teaching I and Science and Technology teaching II lessons. Teacher candidate interview form, which was created by the researcher, was used in the study as the data collection tool. At the end of research, views of teacher candidates were divided into three basic categories; these categories are: Positive teacher features for an ideal physical sciences class, Negative teacher features in physical sciences class and Issues that should be researched and focused by a teacher for an ideal physical sciences class. The study presents prospective detailed viewpoints of teacher candidates about physical sciences teaching after they had received science teaching lessons.

KEYWORDS
Science Education, Teacher Candidates, Classroom Education

Cite this paper
Ahmet Turan Orhan . "Views of Classroom Education Department Teacher Candidates about Ideal Physical Sciences Teaching." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.3 (2019) 904 - 908. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070332.