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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(3) 13-27

The Effect of Engineering Design-Based Science Teaching on The Perceptions of Classroom Teacher Candidates Towards STEM Disciplines

Elçin Ayaz & Rabia Sarıkaya

pp. 13 - 27   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.193.2   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1902-01-0001

Published online: June 03, 2019  |   Number of Views: 92  |  Number of Download: 192


Abstract

The aim of this study is to reveal the effect of the engineering design-based teaching process in primary school science course of classroom teacher canditates perceptions about the disciplines of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic). The study, pre-posttest single-group experimental design was used. The study group consisted of 28 classroom teacher candidates studying  of  university in Ankara. The data collected by the "STEM Semantic Difference Scale" were used for normal and dependent groups t-test. Eventually, it was found that the engineering design-based teaching process had a positive and significant increase in the perceptions of the prospective teachers about science, engineering and career disciplines (p <0,05). Although there was a positive increase in the perception of mathematics and technology discipline, this increase was not statistically significant (p> 0.05). It was also observed that positive and meaningful changes (p <0.05) were observed in the perceptions of general STEM disciplines.

Keywords: STEM education, engineering design-based teaching process, classroom teacher canditates,experimental study, stem discipline perceptions


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Ayaz, E. & Sarikaya, R. (2019). The Effect of Engineering Design-Based Science Teaching on The Perceptions of Classroom Teacher Candidates Towards STEM Disciplines . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(3), 13-27. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.193.2

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Ayaz, E. and Sarikaya, R. (2019). The Effect of Engineering Design-Based Science Teaching on The Perceptions of Classroom Teacher Candidates Towards STEM Disciplines . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(3), pp. 13-27.

Chicago 16th edition
Ayaz, Elcin and Rabia Sarikaya (2019). "The Effect of Engineering Design-Based Science Teaching on The Perceptions of Classroom Teacher Candidates Towards STEM Disciplines ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (3):13-27. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.193.2.

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