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Öğrencilerin enerji santrallerine ilişkin bakış açılarının Q yöntemi ile araştırılması

Year 2024, Volume: 13 Issue: 1, 53 - 73, 31.01.2024
https://doi.org/10.19128/turje.1313485

Abstract

Q metodolojisi ile yürütülen bu araştırmada, bir sosyobilimsel konu olan güç santralleri konusuna yönelik ortaokul sekizinci sınıf öğrencilerinin bakış açılarının incelenmesi amaçlanmıştır. Faktör analizinde değişkenlerin kişilerle yer değiştirebileceğini ve böylece kişilerarası faktör analizinin yapılabileceğini ortaya koyan Q metodolojisi, genel bir tanımlamayla, bireylerin benlik referanslı bakış açılarını inceleyerek bu bakış açılarının farklılıklarını ve ortaklıklarını, diğer bir deyişle birbirlerine göre nerede konumlandıklarını bütüncül bir yapıda açığa çıkarmayı hedefleyen bir yöntem olarak ifade edilmektedir. Bu araştırmada, bir devlet ortaokulunun sekizinci sınıfına devam eden ve gönüllük esasına dayalı olarak belirlenen 19 öğrenciye Q dizgisi oluşturmaları için 35 adet Q ifadesi sunulmuştur. Araştırma bulguları öğrencilerin güç santrallerine yönelik iki bakış açısında gruplandıklarını göstermiştir ve bu bakış açıları ekonomi odaklı ve bilim ve teknoloji odaklı olarak adlandırılmıştır. Ekonomi odaklı bakış açısına sahip öğrenciler güç santrallerinin ekonomi üzerindeki olumlu etkisine dikkat çekerken, bilim ve teknoloji odaklı bakış açısına sahip öğrenciler santrallerin bilimsel ve teknolojik gelişmeye katkısını dile getirmişlerdir.

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A Q methodological investigation of students’ perspectives on power plants

Year 2024, Volume: 13 Issue: 1, 53 - 73, 31.01.2024
https://doi.org/10.19128/turje.1313485

Abstract

The aim of this research, which was conducted through the use of Q methodology, was to examine eighth grade students’ perspectives on power plants (PPs). Suggesting that variables can be replaced by individuals in factor analysis and thus interpersonal factor analysis can be done, Q methodology is a method that aims to examine individuals’ self-referenced perspectives by revealing the differences and commonalities of these perspectives; that is, where they are positioned relative to each other in a holistic structure. In this research, a total of 35 Q-statements were presented to a number of 19 eight-grade students, who were attending to a public middle school and were voluntarily participated in the study. Students’ Q-sorts resulted in a two-factor solution, meaning that two perspectives emerged towards PPs. The perspectives were named as economy-oriented and science and technology-oriented. Students holding the economy-oriented perspective pointed out to the positive impact of PPs on economy, while others holding the science and technology-oriented perspective specified the contribution of PPs to scientific and technological development.

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Primary Language English
Subjects Science Education
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Sadık Taner GÜDÜK 0000-0002-0797-2270

Hüseyin EŞ 0000-0001-8294-5080

Ayse YENİLMEZ TÜRKOĞLU 0000-0002-1981-2813

Publication Date January 31, 2024
Acceptance Date January 11, 2024
Published in Issue Year 2024 Volume: 13 Issue: 1

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APA GÜDÜK, S. T., EŞ, H., & YENİLMEZ TÜRKOĞLU, A. (2024). A Q methodological investigation of students’ perspectives on power plants. Turkish Journal of Education, 13(1), 53-73. https://doi.org/10.19128/turje.1313485

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