International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Determining the Understanding Levels of Class Teacher Candidates on Matter and the Structure (Properties) of Matter
Nilay AYDOĞAN, Sultan Tibet AKYÜREK, Özlem ÇANKAYA, Fatma Bilge EMRE

The purpose of this study is to determine the understanding levels of teacher candidates studying at the class teacher’s department on Matter and the Structure (Structure) of Matter, which are among the basic science topics. For this purpose, the understanding levels of students who were studying at Class Teachers Department and who studied Science and Technology Teaching I-II classes were determined on the above mentioned subject. The study was designed in Review Model. The Study Group consisted of 84 teacher candidates who were studying at Inonu University, Class Teachers Program, grade 3 at Inonu University, Faculty of Education, and Class Teachers Department in Spring Term. The data of the study were analyzed with the SPSS 24 Statistical Package Program. According to the data, it was determined that the teacher candidates did not have adequate knowledge on matter, could answer the questions on the subject when reminding knowledge was provided, and determine whether the knowledge given was correct or not.

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