The aim of this research is to examine the Turkish lesson teachers’ opinions of 2018 secondary school Turkish curriculum in terms of 21st century skills. The research model is the descriptive survey method. The sample included 273 Turkish teachers in AnkaraThe data of the research for determining teachers' views were collected with the questionnaire prepared by the researcher. Survey used to collect data is consisted of three parts: personal informations, opinions about the 21. century skills and open-ended items. Descriptive statistics were calculated in the analysis of quantitative data. Content analysis was used to describe the data of the open-ended items of the questionnaire. According to the teachers' views, the skills that are mostly included in the dimensions of the program are communication and cooperation, social and cultural interaction skills; the least included are accountability, learning to learn, and self-direction skills. According to the opinions of the teachers, the problems encountered during the application of 21st century skills are: the objectives are general, repetitive and outdated; the content are of low interest, their content and length are not suitable for age groups; students' lack of critical thinking, problem solving, lack of physical infrastructure, materials and time, and low interest in activities; exam system is not intended to measure skills. Teachers' suggestions are putting more thinking skills in the program, reducing the number of objectives and increasing applicability, utilizing interesting content and activities, creating educational environment out of school, and using alternative measuring and evaluation techniques for 21st century skills.
Publication Date : March 15, 2021
|APA||Barası, M , Erdamar, G . (2021). 2018 ORTAOKUL TÜRKÇE DERSİ ÖĞRETİM PROGRAMININ 21. YÜZYIL BECERİLERİ AÇISINDAN İNCELENMESİ: ÖĞRETMEN GÖRÜŞLERİ . Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi , 21 (1) , 222-242 . DOI: 10.17240/aibuefd.2021.21.60703-851474|