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Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey

Hülya Dede,Halil Uzun.

Abstract
The purpose of this study was to analyze graduate theses carried out in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey to reveal general tendency in this field. For this purpose, the database of Council of Higher Education (CHE) National Thesis Center was used to determine theses. As a result of the screening, a total of 86 graduate theses including 67 master's theses and 19 doctoral dissertations conducted between the years of 1994 and 2018 were included in to the study. The theses were examined through descriptive content analysis by a data collection tool called the theses classification form. The data obtained in the form were transferred to Microsoft Excel and the descriptive statistics were presented as graphs, percentage, and frequency tables. According to the results, it was found that more studies are needed in the field of pre-school science education. Based on findings, recommendations were made.

Key words: Pre-school, science education, descriptive content analysis


 
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Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. EEO. 2020; 19(4): 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512


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Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=121864 [Access: August 11, 2020]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512


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Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. EEO. 2020; 19(4): 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



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Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. EEO. (2020), [cited August 11, 2020]; 19(4): 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



Harvard Style

Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun (2020) Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. EEO, 19 (4), 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



Turabian Style

Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. 2020. Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. Elementary Education Online, 19 (4), 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



Chicago Style

Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. "Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey." Elementary Education Online 19 (2020), 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun. "Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey." Elementary Education Online 19.4 (2020), 2434-2447. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Hulya Dede,Halil Uzun (2020) Descriptive content analysis of graduate theses in the field of pre-school science education in Turkey. Elementary Education Online, 19 (4), 2434-2447. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2020.764512