Evaluation of Teacher's Attitudes Related to the Place-Based Education Approach Applied in Social Studies Lessons

Tuğba Cevriye Özkaral, Ayşe Mentiş Taş


The objective of this research is to evaluate the class and social studies teachers' attitudes on the place-based education approach applied in social studies lesson. The research is carried out using a survey model. In the research, a scale was developed to evaluate teachers' attitudes about "Place-Based Education" approach and activities applied in social studies lessons. After the necessary permissions taken from the Ministry of National Education, the scale was applied to 212 teachers. There was no significant difference between class and social sciences teachers' attitudes towards place based education approach for gender, branch, educational background, years of service and in-service training variables.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v7n4p166


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