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Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables

Süleyman AKÇAY,F. Osman PEKEL.

Abstract
This research examined the environmental awareness and environmental sensitivities of prospective teachers in terms of some variables. These are secondary education Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Sociology, Geography, History, and primary Science teachers. Obtaining the research data, the instrument developed by Yeşilyurt, Gül & Demir (2013) in order to assess prospective biology teachers’ environmental awareness and sensitivity, was used in our study. Research was conducted using data gathered from 242 prospective teachers. Results of the study show that there was not statistically significant difference between the branches and genders according to environmental awareness and sensitivities of the prospective teachers’. Whereas, from the viewpoint of sub-dimension named environmental sensitivity, statistically significant difference was found between the branches. According to related literature, further educational implications and suggestions recommended.

Key words: Environmental Awareness, Environmental Sensitivity, Prospective Teacher, Environmental Literacy, Teacher Training


 
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Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. EEO. 2017; 16(3): 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249


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Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=122251 [Access: August 13, 2020]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249


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Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. EEO. 2017; 16(3): 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



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Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. EEO. (2017), [cited August 13, 2020]; 16(3): 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



Harvard Style

Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL (2017) Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. EEO, 16 (3), 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



Turabian Style

Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. 2017. Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. Elementary Education Online, 16 (3), 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



Chicago Style

Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. "Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables." Elementary Education Online 16 (2017), 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL. "Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables." Elementary Education Online 16.3 (2017), 1174-1184. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Suleyman AKCAY,F. Osman PEKEL (2017) Investigation of Prospective Teachers' Environmental Awareness and Sensitivity in terms of Different Variables. Elementary Education Online, 16 (3), 1174-1184. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2017.330249