Opinions of Stakeholders about Evaluation of Middle-School Turkish and English Curriculum Dimensions

İsmail Gelen, Esra Aliş

Abstract


The purpose of the research is to describe the problems in the program evaluation field according to curriculum's
four different dimensions, to search if the problems differ significantly according to students’ class level and
teachers’, administrators’/inspectors’ seniority. The research used one of the quantitative research methods, the field
survey model, which is descriptive research. The population of the research is Samsun city, and the target population
of the research is middle-school students, teachers of Turkish and English branches, inspectors and administrators
working at secondary schools in Samsun city’s districts Atakum, Bafra, Canik and İlkadım. The research sample
consists of middle-school students, teachers of Turkish and English branches, inspectors and administrators working
at middle-schools in these districts, chosen with stratified sampling, a random sampling method. In the research,
“Survey of Defining Problems about Curriculum Dimensions” is completed by the students, teachers and
inspectors/administrators. When the participants’ problems about the curriculum dimensions are examined, it is
revealed that the most common problems they face is the lack of adequacy of functionality, flexibility, practicality,
scientificness and actuality of the dimensions of curriculum. It is concluded that students’ issues with program
evaluation differ according to their class levels whereas the inspectors’/administrators’ problems with program
evaluation do not differ significantly according to their seniority.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jct.v8n4p13

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