The Primary School Science Teachers’ Problems in Science Teaching

Authors

  • Seda Hilal ŞENGÜL Balıkesir University, Institute of Sci., Dep. of Sec. Sci. and Math. Edu., Balıkesir-TURKEY
  • Gülcan ÇETİN Balıkesir University, Faculty of Necatibey Edu., Dep. of Sec. Sci. and Math. Edu., Balıkesir-TURKEY
  • Hülya GÜR Balıkesir University, Faculty of Necatibey Edu., Dep. of Sec. Sci. and Math. Edu., Balıkesir-TURKEY

Keywords:

Curriculum, Primary School Science, Science Teaching

Abstract

This study aimed to determine that the problems of the primary school science teachers encountered during science teaching. Therefore, the problems of the primary school science teachers
encountered were examined under these issues: graduation from several departments of universities, curriculum, educational materials, laboratory, assessment and evaluation. This research was
conducted with 10 primary school science teachers in Balıkesir in the semester of 2004-2005. The data were collected by a semi-structured interview protocol and qualitative method was used to
analyze data in the study. The results of the study revealed that graduation from several departments of universities affected teaching of science negatively. In addition, teachers had some problems in completing science curriculum in time, doing laboratory studies, and making assessment and evaluation.

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Published

15.12.2008

How to Cite

ŞENGÜL, S. H. ., ÇETİN, G. ., & GÜR, H. . (2008). The Primary School Science Teachers’ Problems in Science Teaching. Journal of Turkish Science Education, 5(3), 82-88. https://www.tused.org/index.php/tused/article/view/679

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