Nail Ilhan

Nail Ilhan
Inonu University · Department of Mathematics & Science Education

PhD

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Introduction
I am PhD in math and science education with main interest in Chemistry Education. My research interests include science education, chemistry education, pre-school science education, primary school science education, teacher training. I focus on research about context-based teaching, evidence-based practice in education, affective factors in science education, interest and motivation in science, assessment and measurement. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3231-4197
Additional affiliations
October 2010 - July 2018
Kilis 7 Aralik University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2004 - September 2010
Ataturk University
Field of study
  • Science and Mathematics Education

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Publications (47)
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Research results demonstrate that there is a gap between educational research and practice. Turkey is not an exception in this case. This study aims to examine to what extent and how educational research and resources are being followed, understood and used in classroom practices by science teachers in Turkey. A sample of 968 science teachers worki...
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This study aims to determine pre-service elementary teachers’ views with regard to evaluating the effectiveness of WebQuest and Wiki activities prepared for general chemistry courses. It also aims to detect the effects of these activities on pre-service elementary teachers’ levels of motivation to learn chemistry. For this aim, we used a mixed meth...
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Students have more likely to be successful in topics they are interested than others. This study aims to develop an Acid-Base Interest Scale (ABIS), and subsequently evaluate the interest of pre-service science teachers in acids-bases according to gender, years at the university, type of high school the pre-service science teachers attended, and th...
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In recent years, many countries have adopted a context-based approach for designing science curricula for education at all levels. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a Context-Based Chemistry Course (CBCC) as compared with traditional/existing instruction, on 11th grade students’ learning about chemical equilibrium, ‘motiva...
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In this study, an instructional material for enriched book (en-book), relating to "Interactions between Chemical Types" unit in the ninth grade chemistry curriculum was developed. For this purpose, the effect of the material (en-book) on pupils’ chemistry achievement, attitude towards chemistry and technology, motivation towards the instructional...
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The study aims to investigate the level of science teachers' self-efficacy perceptions on the topic of acid-base chemistry in terms of some variables (gender, the place where the teacher works, and the frequency of using the science laboratory). In this study, a survey method was used, and the sample of the study consists of 138 science teachers. '...
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p style="text-align: justify;">Due to the pandemic in many countries, schools were closed in 2020. Therefore, education was suspended, and distance education was started. During the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, teachers gave lessons online in virtual classrooms. In this study, Scale of Attitudes Towards Online Formative Assessment (S-AO...
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Purpose: In recent years, besides the subject acquisitions that students need to learn in science education, their skills are also measured. These skills are also included in curricula and measurement and evaluation activities in science education. In our country, skill-based questions are included in the high school entrance exam. In assessment st...
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In this study, teachers’ (science and classroom) and pre-service teachers’ (science and classroom) levels of beliefs and practices about assessment in science were examined. “Belief about assessment in science” (BAS) and “practice about assessment in science” (PAS) were investigated according to formative, summative, alternative and traditional ass...
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In this study, the effectsof context-based teaching (CBT) on the teaching of ‘chemical change unit’ (CCU) was examined under five main headings:student motivation, constructivist learning environment, student achievement, transferring chemistry knowledge to the subjects of daily life, and student and teachers' opinions on the implementation. The ef...
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Research in the field of education plays a pivotal role in developing evidence-based practices in teaching and improving the quality of education. However, research conducted in recent years has highlighted the unwillingness of teachers to benefit from scientific studies. This study set out to assess whether Research Evidence-Based Practices in Sci...
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This study reports on the attitudes of science and technology teachers’ towards educational research that were investigated and analyzed with respect to certain demographic variables. The survey method was utilized as the research design. The study group consisted of 918 science and technology teachers working in middle schools in the Eastern Anato...
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ÖZ: Bu çalışmanın amacı, okul öncesi dönemden çıkıp ilkokula başlamış birinci sınıf öğrencilerinin geri dönüşüm konusundaki bilgi, farkındalık ve davranış durumlarını irdelemektir. Araştırma kapsamında özellikle okul öncesi eğitim almış olan ve almamış olan öğrenciler arasında farklılıklar olup olmadığına odaklanılmıştır. Araştırmada deneysel olmay...
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One of the factors influencing teachers’ and pre-service teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs is the use of innovations and research in education (scientific articles, thesis, and new teaching materials). This study aims to examine to what extent pre-service science teachers follow the innovations in the field of education and use these innovations in t...
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In recent years, many countries have adopted a context-based approach for designing science curricula for education at all levels. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a Context-Based Chemistry Course (CBCC) as compared with traditional/existing instruction, on 11th grade students’ learning about chemical equilibrium, ‘motiva...
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In this study, it was aimed to investigate the factors affecting students’ science achievement according to student science teachers. The survey model which is one of the quantitative research methods was used. The sample was consisted of total 606 student science teachers from four state universities in Turkey. The data were obtained by using...
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ÖZ: Bu çalışmada, “Fen ve Teknoloji Öğretimi-I” dersinde öğrenme amaçlı yazma etkinliği olarak mektup yazma etkinliğinin öğretmen adaylarının görüşlerine göre incelenmesi amaçlanmıştır. Çalışmanın örneklemini, Eğitim Fakültesi, sınıf öğretmenliği lisans programında okuyan 120 öğretmen adayı oluşturmaktadır. Araştırma nitel yaklaşıma göre gerçekleşt...
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The purpose of this study is to identify the kindergarten students’ levels of understanding some science concepts (LUSSC) and scientific inquiry processes (SIP) and compare their LUSSC and SIP in terms of some demographic variables. Also, another purpose of this study is to identify the predictive power of those demographic variables over the kinde...
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ÖZ: Öğrencilerdeki bilimsel kavramlarin gelişimi icin fennin günlük hayattaki uygulamalarindan yararlanan yöntemlerden bir tanesi yaşam temelli oğretimdir. Öğrencilerin fen okuryazarı birey olmalarinda yaşam temelli öğretim onemli bir role sahiptir. Bu çalişmada, fen bilimleri öğretmen adaylarinin “Özel Öğretim Yöntemleri-I” dersinde Yaşam Temelli...
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Bu çalışma, öğrencilerin fen başarılarına etki eden faktörleri tespit etmeye yönelik geçerli ve güvenilir bir ölçeğin geliştirilmesi amaçlanmıştır. Fen Başarısına Etki Eden Faktörler Ölçeği (FBEFÖ) geliştirilirken öncelikle öğrenci görüşlerine başvurularak ve ilgili eğitim literatüründen faydalanılarak madde havuzu oluşturulmuştur. Ölçeğin kapsam g...
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One of the most necessary teaching competencies for science teachers concerns their self-efficacy belief. It is also necessary for teachers to benefit from educational research in order to develop their science teaching efficacy beliefs. However, studies are restricted. This study aims to analyze the attitudes of pre-service science teachers toward...
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Bu çalışmada, farklı öğretim seviyelerindeki öğrencilerin algılarına dayalı olarak fen derslerinde öğrencilerin akademik başarılarını etkileyen faktörleri belirlemek amaçlanmıştır. Bu araştırma tarama türü araştırma yönteminde gerçekleştirilmiştir. Araştırmanın örneklemini Bartın, Hatay, Kilis ve Uşak illerindeki 179 ortaokul, 128 lise ve 206 ünive...
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Öğretmenlerin genel olarak eğitim araştırmalarından uzak olduğu ve mevcut eğitim araştırmalarından yeteri kadar faydalanmadıkları gibi konular eğitim araştırmacıları tarafından tartışılmaktadır. Eğitimde yapılan araştırmalar ve uygulamalar arasında bir kopukluk olduğu bilinmektedir. Bu çalışmada Fen ve Teknoloji öğretmenlerinin görüşleri alınarak ö...
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Educational researches have been carried out by scientists in different subjects in order to improve the quality of education. On the other hand teachers are expected to apply the findings of this research results into practice. Teacher’ attitudes towards education research are important in accepting the findings of education researches. The aim of...
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It is known that interest is the most important factor which effect students‟ achievements and attainment of knowledge. The aim of this study is to explore the high school students‟ interest towards to usage of organic chemistry in daily life. The data for this survey study was collected through a questionnaire containing 27 Likert- type items rang...
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zet Bu çalışmada Kimya öğretmeni adaylarının öğrenme stillerinin belirlenmesi ve öğrenme stilleri ile akademik başarıları arasındaki ilişkinin incelenmesi amaçlan-mıştır. Örneklemini 112 kimya öğretmeni adayının oluşturduğu araştırmanın verile-ri Grasha ve Riechmann (1982) tarafından geliştirilen ve Türkçeye uyarlanması Uzuntiryaki, Bilgin ve Geban...
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Abstract In this study, it is aimed to carry out pre-service chemistry teachers’ learning styles and discuss the correlation between learning style and student’ success in chemistry. Study data obtain form 112 pre-service chemistry teachers by using Grasha and Riechmann (1982), which was by in Turkish by Uzuntiryaki, Bilgin ve Geban (2003). The res...
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Bu çalışma liselerde eğitim gören fen sınıflarındaki öğrencilerin kimya dersinde geçen birimler hakkındaki görüşlerini ve deneyimlerini belirlemek ve arasındaki ilişkiyi incelemek amacıyla yapılmıştır. Çalışmaya Erzurum’da beş lisenin fen bölümlerinde öğrenim gören toplam 201 öğrenci katılmıştır. 17 cümle bulunan anket hazırlanıp, bu öğrencilere uy...
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The aim of the present study was the determination of the opinions and experiences of secondary school students about units taught in chemistry course and an evaluation of relation between opinions and experiences. Total 201 students from five different secondary schools, in Erzurum, were participated. A questionnaire contains 17 statements was app...

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Fen eğitimi alanında web destekli uygulamaların eğitimin kalitesini artırdığına yönelik birçok çalışma bulunmaktadır. Fen eğitiminde öğrenmede kolaylık sağlaması ve öğrenci kontrollerinin yapılabilmesinden dolayı Öğrenme Yönetim Sistemleri büyük önem arz etmektedir. Kilis 7 Aralık Üniversitesi Bilimsel Araştırma Birimi tarafından desteklenen BAP-2012/ MAP 06 nolu proje ile “Moodle Öğrenme Yönetim Sisteminin Kimya Dersinin Öğretiminde Etkililiğinin İncelenmesi” başlıklı çalışma gerçekleştirilmiştir. Bu çalışmada Moodle destekli WebQuest ve Wiki uygulamalarının etkililiğini değerlendirmek için öğrenci görüşlerini almak ve bu uygulamaların öğrencilerin Genel Kimya dersi akademik başarılarına ve derse karşı motivasyon düzeylerine etkisini belirleyebilmek amaçlanmıştır.