Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers' Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University

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  • Source:
    Journal of Education and Training Studies, v4 n2 p159-168 Feb 2016. 10 pp.
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Type:
    Journal Articles; Reports - Research
  • Additional Information
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    • Availability:
      Full Text from ERIC Available online: https://eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=EJ1082895
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    • Peer Reviewed:
      Y
    • ISSN:
      2324-805X
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Keyword:
      Turkey
    • Abstract:
      The purpose of this study was to try to explain the perceptions of undergraduate students regarding geography concept using metaphors. A total of 192 students studying in the Department of Social Studies at Kütahya Dumlupinar University in the academic year 2014-2015 participated in this research. In the study following questions were searched to answer: (a) through which metaphors do undergraduate students explain the perceptions they have in relation to the concept of geography? (b) Under which categories are these metaphors collected in terms of common properties? The data in the study were obtained depending on students? answers to this sentence: "Geography is like... because...". In this research, phenomenological pattern were used and the data were analyzed by using content analysis technique. According to the findings of the research; (a) undergraduate students have produced 112 valid metaphors related to the concept of geography in total. (b) These metaphors by being examined in terms of common features were grouped under five different categories. As a result of the survey, it was observed that 15.2% of the students in Social Studies Department perceived the concept of geography as the source of life, 32.2% of them as part of the review of research, 18.7% as a reflection of the natural environment, 15.2% as nature and human interaction, 18.7% as entertainment factor. As a consequence, the metaphor related to the concept of geography could be used as a powerful research tool in understanding and explaining the perceptions concerning geography concept of undergraduate students.
    • Abstract:
      As Provided
    • Number of References:
      39
    • Physical Description:
      10
    • Education Level:
      Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
    • Journal Code:
      APR2018
    • Publication Date:
      2015
    • Accession Number:
      EJ1082895
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SAHIN, S. H. Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University. Journal of Education and Training Studies, [s. l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 159–168, 2016. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 25 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Sahin SH. Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University. Journal of Education and Training Studies. 2016;4(2):159-168. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428. Accessed August 25, 2019.
    • APA:
      Sahin, S. H. (2016). Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 4(2), 159–168. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Sahin, Süleyman Hilmi. 2016. “Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University.” Journal of Education and Training Studies 4 (2): 159–68. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Sahin, S. H. (2016) ‘Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University’, Journal of Education and Training Studies, 4(2), pp. 159–168. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 25 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Sahin, SH 2016, ‘Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University’, Journal of Education and Training Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 159–168, viewed 25 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Sahin, Süleyman Hilmi. “Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University.” Journal of Education and Training Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, Feb. 2016, pp. 159–168. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Sahin, Süleyman Hilmi. “Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University.” Journal of Education and Training Studies 4, no. 2 (February 1, 2016): 159–68. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Sahin SH. Analysis of Pre-Service Social Sciences Teachers’ Geography Perceptions through Metaphors: Case of Dumlupinar University. Journal of Education and Training Studies [Internet]. 2016 Feb 1 [cited 2019 Aug 25];4(2):159–68. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1082895&custid=s8280428