Şenol Şen

Şenol Şen
Hacettepe University · Department of Secondary Science and Mathematics Education

PhD

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June 2018 - present
Hacettepe University
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  • Professor (Associate)
October 2010 - present
Hacettepe University
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  • PhD

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Publications (52)
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Differences, backgrounds, and characteristics of teachers are essential factors in the teaching and learning environments. Teachers are a vital factor in quality education and an influential component in improving the success of any educational system. The primary purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the self-efficacy, goa...
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ChemistDice is a game of cards and a die developed for first-year general chemistry students to learn the nomenclature of organic compounds and the major functional groups. The game enables students to review organic compound nomenclature, such as amines, alcohols, alkyl halides, alkyne, alkenes, and alkanes, in an entertaining way. It also helps t...
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This study aims to analyse the correlations between chemistry teachers’ sense of efficacy and their technological pedagogical content knowledge in context (TPCKCx). For this purpose, 201 chemistry teachers were included in the study on the basis of volunteering. A total of 121 of the participants were female chemistry teachers and 80 of them were m...
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The study aims to identify the understandings of undergraduate students about the variance of ionization energy through a period in the periodic table. The study group was comprised of 104 undergraduate students from the faculty of engineering during the spring term of 2018-2019. The research conducted with case study that is one of the qualitative...
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The study aims to analyze undergraduate students’ cognitive structures about chemical reactions based on their self-efficacy for learning and performance. The study was conducted with 126 undergraduate students from the faculty of engineering of a foundation university, during the spring semester of 2018-2019. Motivated Strategies for Learning Ques...
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This study aims to investigate undergraduate students’ cognitive structures and determinate misconceptions about chemical bonding phenomena. On the other hand, the study achieves to recommend an alternative technique for the evaluation of Word Associations Tests (WAT). The study was carried out with the participation of first year studens; 141 from...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relations between preservice teachers' views about nature of science and sense of efficacy. The study group was comprised of 72 female and 24 male preservice teachers and their average age were 19.53 (range 18 to 35), and 20.75 (range 18 to 52), respectively. The Nature of Science View Scale (NOSvs)...
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The aim of this study was to compare the sense of efficacy for pre-service and in-service teachers. The study was conducted with 64 preservice (32 chemistry and 32 mathematics) and 64 in-service teachers (32 chemistry and 32 mathematics). The short version of the Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES) was used as a data collection tool. The scale...
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The aim of this study is to adapt and examine the psychometric properties of Achievement Goal Scale (AGS) originally constructed by Elliot and McGregor (2001) and the Motivated Strategies for Learning Scale (MSLQ) originally constructed by Pintrich, Smith, Garcia and McKeachie (1991) in order to measure the self-regulated learning skills of high sc...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the preservice chemistry teachers’ understanding of periodic table concepts and some atomic properties. The study group of this study was comprised of 17 preservice chemistry teachers who were undergraduate students at a public University. The preservice teachers’ ages are between 19 and 26, and the mean is...
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New teaching methods and techniques are emerging in learning-teaching environments along with the rapid changes in science and technology. However, preservice teachers studying at the faculties of education do not have too much information about these methods and consequently they are not interested in these new methods and techniques. Information...
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Learners need to configure the basic concepts related with a subject and the associations between those concepts accurately in order for meaningful learning to occur. Only in this way can learners develop meaningful conceptual frameworks-that is to say, cognitive structures. Because Chemistry course is a branch of science involving abstract topics...
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This research aims to adapt The Nature of Science Instrument Elementary Scale (NOSI-E) developed by Peoples (2012) into Turkish for secondary school students and to analyse the psychometric properties of the scale setting out from the fact that it is a necessity of science education aimed to achieve for students/prospective teachers to have adequat...
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Background: Determining individuals’ views of the nature of science is quite important for researchers since it is both a component of scientific literacy and a fundamental aim of science education. Purpose: This study aims to develop a NOSvs for assessing prospective teachers’ views of the nature of science and to analyse their psychometric proper...
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Özet: Bu çalışmanın amacı, kimya laboratuvarında sorgulamaya dayalı öğrenmenin öğrencilerin öğrenme yaklaşımlarına ve epistemolojik inançlarına etkisini belirlemek ve bu yöntem hakkında öğrencilerin görüşlerini tespit etmektir. Çalışmada, karma yöntem araştırma deseni kullanılmıştır. Çalışmaya toplam 24 öğrenci katılmıştır. Veri toplama aracı olara...
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Özet Bu çalışmanın amacı öğretmen adaylarının alanlarının (bölümlerinin) metabilişsel öğrenme stratejileri üzerindeki etkisini belirlemek ve motivasyonel inançlarının metabilişsel öğrenme stratejilerini yordama gücünü tespit etmektir. Çalışma, ilişkisel tarama modelinde yürütülmüştür. Çalışma grubunu fen bilgisi ve kimya öğretmen adayları oluştur...
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z: Bu çalışmanın amacı Cheung (2011) tarafından geliştirilen Rehberli Sorgulama Ölçeğini Türkçeye uyarlamak, geçerlik ve güvenirlik çalışmalarını yapmaktır. Çalışmaya iki devlet üniversitesinin eğitim fakültesine devam etmekte olan 132 öğretmen adayı katılmıştır. Ölçek için çeviri işlemleri yapıldıktan sonra geçerlik çalışmaları için doğrulayıcı fa...
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p>The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 5E inquiry learning activities on students? achievement, attitude toward chemistry. A non-equivalent control group design was used to the quasi-experimental research in this study. A total of 34 (8 males and 26 females) undergraduates in Turkey voluntarily participated in the study. The...
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The aim of this study was to develop a three-tier concept test to determine high school students' conceptual understanding in terms of chemical bonding, and at implementing a reliability and validity study for the test. A total of 175 high school students participated in the research. A three-tier test of 15 questions was employed in the study. Exp...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) method compared to traditional teaching method on 11th grade students' conceptual understanding of electrochemistry concepts. Participants were 115 students from a public school in Turkey. Nonequivalent control group design was used. Two expe...
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The aim of the study was to determine the metacognitive skill levels of preservice chemistry teachers and to investigate the effect of different metacognitive skill levels on their confidence in technological pedagogical content knowledge. In the study, survey method which is one of the quantitative research methods was used to determine the effect...
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The aim of this study was focused on identifying high school students' views regarding Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL). In this study, a case study design was employed as the research method and the sample of this study was comprised of 11th-grade students in a chemistry class. The study was conducted during 2014-2015 spring semest...
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between pre-service teachers’ confidence in technological pedagogical content knowledge and learning strategies. Moreover, the present study also analyzed the effect of gender on confidence in technological pedagogical content knowledge. The study was conducted with correlatio...
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Suggested Citation: Sen, S. (2016). The effect of different metacognitive skill levels on preservice chemistry teachers' motivation. Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the metacognitive skill levels and motivation of preservice chemistry teachers and to investigate the effect of different metacognitive skill levels on their motivat...
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Self-regulated learning skills (such as goal setting, organizing environment and time, seeking help and self-evaluation) are critical for students to be able to successfully and meaningful learn abstract concepts such as reduction, oxidation and electrolysis. The purpose of this research was to examine the relationships between self-regulated learn...
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This research examined the relations among students' learning strategies (elaboration, organization, critical thinking and metacognitive learning strategies), self-efficacy beliefs, and effort regulation. The Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) was used to measure students' learning strategies, self-efficacy beliefs, and effort r...
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Bu çalışmanın amacı, kimya öğretmen adaylarının sorgulamaya dayalı laboratuvar etkinliklerine ilişkin görüşlerini incelemektir. Çalışmaya bir devlet üniversitesinde Ortaöğretim Kimya Deneyleri dersini alan toplam 21 kimya öğretmen adayı katılmıştır. Bu çalışmada kimya öğretmen adaylarının görüşlerini, algılarını derinlemesine incelemek ve tanımlama...
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Developing an attitude influential in individuals' behaviours and related with academic achievement is a concept whose development science educators consider important. This research aims to adapt the 8-item Attitude toward the Subject of Chemistry Inventory (ASCI)-which was developed by Bauer (2008) and revised by Xu and Lewis (2011)-into Turkish,...
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This study aims to investigate the effects of inquiry-based laboratory applications on students' motivation and learning strategies. The research was conducted in the form of one group pretest – posttest design. 22 undergraduate students taking the course Chemistry Experiments in Secondary Education in the spring semester of 2014-2015 academic year...
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The objective of this study is to analyze the relationship between preservice teachers' time and study environment management, effort regulation, self-efficacy beliefs, control of learning beliefs and metacognitive self-regulation. This study also investigates the direct and indirect effects of metacognitive self-regulation on time and study enviro...
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Self-concept, one of affective introductory behaviours, is one of the most frequently studied issues especially in social sciences. Since it is a strong mental structure which psychologists and social psychologists say to be related with learning, this research aims to adapt Chemistry Self-Concept Inventory developed by Bauer (2005) so as to evalua...
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Teaching and learning trend has shifted gradually from a teacher-centered approach to a student-centered approach. Many educational researchers have suggested that teachers must use student-centered learning approaches, such as Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL). POGIL is an instructional approach combining guided inquiry and cooperat...
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With this study, it was aimed to determine the effect of constructivist chemistry laboratory on science and technology pre-service teachers’ opinions about constructivist approach and their self-regulated learning skills.The relationship between pre-service teachers’ opinions about constructivist approach and their self-regulated learning skills wa...
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This study aims at analysing the relations between students' achievement motivation, learning strategies and their epistemological beliefs in learning through structural equation modelling, and at exploring the mediation role of motivation in the relations between learning strategies and epistemological beliefs. The study group was composed of 446...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of inquiry based learning method on students’ motivation. Nonequivalent Control Group Design was employed as the research method and the population of this study was comprised of first-grade students attending the Faculty of Education at Hacettepe University. The Motivated Strategies for Learnin...
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Özet: Bu çalışmanın amacı, öğrencilerin kimyasal bağ kavramını nasıl algıladıklarını ve tanımladıklarını ortaya çıkarmak ve bu konuda sahip oldukları kavram yanılgılarını fenomenografik araştırma yöntemi ile tanımlamak ve açıklamaktır. Çalışmaya üniversitede okuyan ve Anorganik Kimya dersi alan 17 ikinci sınıf öğrencisi katılmıştır. Öğrencilerin ki...
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This study aims to determine metacognitive skill levels and usage of learning strategies of preservice chemistry teachers and to examine the effect of different metacognitive skill levels on their usage of learning strategies. 46 preservice chemistry teachers of Hacettepe University Faculty of Education, Department of Chemistry Education participat...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of learning styles on students' misconceptions related to the subject of melting and dissolving. Moreover, the present study also analyzes the effect of students' learning styles on their self-efficacy for learning and performance. The population of this study was comprised of first-and second-...
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This study aimed to investigate the relationship between university students' epistemological beliefs and motivation toward chemistry course through canonical correlation analysis. A total of 143 university students participated in the study. Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire and Epistemological Belief Scale were used as data collecti...
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This study aims to determine the effects of Conceptual Change Texts assisted Dual Situated Learning Model on students' achievement for the elimination of misconceptions related to the subject of melting and dissolving. Moreover, the present study also analyzes the effects of student scientific reasoning skills on their achievement. The population o...

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