OVERVIEW ON TEACHERS’ VIEWS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM

Ali Sülün, Hilal Dellalbaşı Kılıç, Mustafa Kışoğlu, Hasan Gürbüz

Abstract


The objective of the present study is to reveal whether there were any significant differences in teachers’ general views of Science and Technology Curriculum teaching at primary schools in 2009-2010 school term taking into consideration the school/program they finished, their classroom condition, classroom size and analysis in 2005.Curriculum. In the present study, survey design, one of descriptive designs in research methods, was conducted in which questionnaires prepared by the researcher were used in order to get teachers’ views. The questionnaires were administered to 68 out of 74 Science and Technology Teachers teaching at 85 primary schools in towns and villages alike in Erzincan. The data were analysed through SPSS and the arithmetic means and standard deviations were measured. Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskal-Wallis test were conducted. The results of the study showed teachers’ positive views on the Science and Technology Curriculum while they showed lack of knowledge about the curriculum, viability of, and exact practice of the curriculum.

Key words: Science and Technology Curriculum, Instruction, Science and Technology Teachers 


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