Year 2020, Volume 22 , Issue 1, Pages 193 - 210 2020-04-30

Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender
Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues of Pre- and In-Service Teachers in Turkey: The Effects of Major and Gender

Sakip KAHRAMAN [1]


This study aimed to investigate pre- and in-service teachers’ understandings of the greenhouse effect, global warming, ozone layer depletion, and acid rain in terms of gender and major using a three-tier diagnostic test which has the potential to differentiate respondents with lack of knowledge from those with misconceptions. The data of the research in which the survey method was used were collected using “The Atmosphere-related Environmental Problems Diagnostic Test (AREPDiT).” The sample of the study consisted of 987 respondents (634 pre-service and 353 in-service teachers). The data were analyzed using a three-way ANOVA. The results revealed that although males’ AREPDiT mean score was higher than that of their female counterparts, the difference between them was not statistically significant. Also, science and social studies in-service teachers’ understandings of atmospheric environmental issues were significantly higher than that of pre-service teachers with the same majors, while there was no significant difference between pre- and in-service primary teachers’ understandings of atmosphere-related environmental issues. It was found that the participants had some common misconceptions about atmosphere-related environmental issues. Moreover, both pre- and in-service teachers more commonly use informal sources such as the Internet and TV to access environmental knowledge than formal ones such as seminars and books.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Education and Educational Research
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-3048-0215
Author: Sakip KAHRAMAN (Primary Author)
Institution: CANAKKALE ONSEKIZ MART UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Scientific Research Coordination Unit
Project Number SBA-2015-562
Thanks I would like to thank the Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Scientific Research Coordination Unit for supporting the research financially.
Dates

Acceptance Date : December 20, 2019
Publication Date : April 30, 2020

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APA Kahraman, S . (2020). Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender . Erzincan Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi , 22 (1) , 193-210 . DOI: 10.17556/erziefd.615183
MLA Kahraman, S . "Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender" . Erzincan Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 22 (2020 ): 193-210 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/erziefd/issue/54044/615183>
Chicago Kahraman, S . "Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender". Erzincan Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 22 (2020 ): 193-210
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ISNAD Kahraman, Sakip . "Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender". Erzincan Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 22 / 1 (April 2020): 193-210 . https://doi.org/10.17556/erziefd.615183
AMA Kahraman S . Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender. EUJEF. 2020; 22(1): 193-210.
Vancouver Kahraman S . Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Understandings of Atmosphere-related Environmental Issues: The Effects of Major and Gender. Erzincan Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi. 2020; 22(1): 193-210.