Year 2020, Volume 9 , Issue 2, Pages 586 - 603 2020-10-25

Understanding Our History: Local and Oral History in Social Studies Courses
Tarihimizi Anlıyoruz: Sosyal Bilgiler Derslerinde Yerel Tarih ve Sözlü Tarih

Nur ÜTKÜR [1]


The main aim of this study was to elicit the views of prospective classroom teachers (PCT) about their work on local history and oral history after the education given in the social studies course and to determine the quality of their related work. The study group consisted of 63 PTCs attending the third grade at the Department of Classroom Education of a public university in Istanbul, Turkey. In this study, which has the characteristics of action research, document analysis as a qualitative research patterns and an open-ended survey were used as data collection tools. In the study, the PCTs received education on the use of local history and oral history in social studies courses. Then, they were asked to present their work on local history and oral history in a classroom setting. The results obtained show that the education they had been given was effective in the PCTs’ learning of how to use these methods in the social studies course. The PCTs successfully utilized local history and oral history in the social studies course and were able to present their related work. In addition, when the results related to the views of the PCTs were examined, it was determined that they had positive thoughts and gains, which is consistent with the literature.
Bu çalışmanın temel amacı, sınıf öğretmeni adaylarının (SÖA) sosyal bilgiler dersinde verilen eğitim sonrasında yerel tarih ve sözlü tarihle ilgili yaptıkları çalışmalara yönelik görüşlerinin alınması ve çalışmaların niteliğinin belirlenmesidir. Çalışma grubunu İstanbul ilinde bir devlet üniversitesinin Sınıf Eğitimi Anabilim Dalı’nda üçüncü sınıfta öğrenim görmekte olan 63 SÖA oluşturmaktadır. Nitel araştırma desenlerinden eylem araştırması özelliği taşımakta olan bu çalışmada elde edilen verilerin toplanmasında doküman inceleme ve açık uçlu anket veri toplama aracı olarak kullanılmıştır. Çalışmada SÖA’lara yerel tarih ve sözlü tarihi sosyal bilgiler derslerinde kullanmalarına yönelik bir eğitim verilmiştir. Ardından SÖA’ların yerel tarih ve sözlü tarihe yönelik çalışmalarına sınıf ortamında sergilemeleri istenmiştir. Elde edilen sonuçlar göstermektedir ki, yerel tarih ve sözlü tarihin sosyal bilgiler dersinde yöntem olarak kullanılmasına yönelik verilen eğitim, SÖA’ların bu yöntemleri öğrenmeleri hususunda etkili olmuştur. SÖA’lar öğretilen bu yöntemleri sosyal bilgiler derslerinde kullanma ve bunlara yönelik çalışmalar yapabilme konusunda başarılı olmuşlardır. Ayrıca SÖA’ların çalışmalara yönelik görüşlerine bakıldığında, genelde literatürdekine paralel şekilde olumlu düşünce ve kazanımları olduğu görülmektedir.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Research & Theoretical Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-2062-5430
Author: Nur ÜTKÜR (Primary Author)
Institution: İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ - CERRAHPAŞA
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : August 31, 2020
Acceptance Date : October 15, 2020
Publication Date : October 25, 2020

APA Ütkür, N . (2020). Understanding Our History: Local and Oral History in Social Studies Courses . Turkish History Education Journal , 9 (2) , 586-603 . DOI: 10.17497/tuhed.788446