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ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDES OF BIOLOGY TEACHER CANDIDATES AND THE ASSESSMENTS IN TERMS OF SOME VARIABLES

Published on Jan 1, 2013in Education Sciences
İlker Uğulu2
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Sevilay Erkol2
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Studying individuals and students' attitudes towards environment and factors affecting students to be responsible individuals towards their environment may provide help towards the solution of environmental problems. In this study, it is aimed to evaluate environmental attitudes of biology teacher candidates in terms of some variables. As a means of data collection, Environmental Attitude Scale and the personal information form have been used. Environmental Attitude Scale which has 35 items is applied to 142 biology pre-service teachers enrolling in Necatibey Faculty of Education of Balikesir University in 2012-2013 academic year. Analyses of Variance (ANOVA) and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) 17.00 program were utilized to analyze obtained data. According to the analysis results, there are no statistically significant difference between pre-service in terms of gender and age.
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