International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education
Abbreviation: IJIAPE | ISSN (Print): 2602-4780 | ISSN (Online): 2602-4489 | DOI: 10.29329/ijiape

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International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education 2022, Vol. 6(4) 210-234

Compilation of “Suggestions” Section in Postgraduate Theses with Scientific Research Theme in Educational Sciences

Ömer Kırbaş, Alptürk Akçölteki̇n & Fatih Doğan

pp. 210 - 234   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.2

Published online: December 31, 2022  |   Number of Views: 13  |  Number of Download: 51


Abstract

This study aims to compile the suggestions in the postgraduate theses prepared with the theme of "scientific research (SR) in Turkey between 2000-2022 years. In the study, 4 sub-themes were chosen for the scientific research theme; "scientific research methods (SRM)”, "scientific research processes (SRP)", "scientific consistency (SC)", and "scientific self-efficacy, (SSE)". The data were obtained from the suggestions sections of the studies conducted for the keywords obtained by so-called sub-themes at the Higher Education National Thesis Center (HENTC). The document analysis method was used in the research. A total of 40 theses including 27 master's and 13 doctoral theses were compiled and reviewed in the study. Then the findings obtained by using the MAXQDA 18 package program were mapped as the percentage (%) and frequency (F) values. In the research, theses written for 4 different groups were investigated; teachers, pre-service teachers, middle school students, and graduate students. Accordingly, the findings were arranged according to the groups and interpreted. Accordingly, in studies on teachers, it was obtained findings about the need for in-service training to be given to teachers to be more experienced in scientific research and to conduct research on a wider scale. Secondly, in studies conducted for pre-service teachers, it was determined that updates should be made to include more scientific research in the curricula for pre-service teachers. On the other hand in the studies conducted for secondary school students, it was concluded that experiments and laboratory activities would contribute to students' learning of scientific processes. And finally, in the studies on graduate students, it was determined that there was a consensus that the hours and subjects of scientific research courses should be increased.

Keywords: Document Analysis, Scientific Research, Suggestions, Self-efficacy


How to Cite this Article

APA 6th edition
Kirbas, O., Akcolteki̇n, A. & Dogan, F. (2022). Compilation of “Suggestions” Section in Postgraduate Theses with Scientific Research Theme in Educational Sciences . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education, 6(4), 210-234. doi: 10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.2

Harvard
Kirbas, O., Akcolteki̇n, A. and Dogan, F. (2022). Compilation of “Suggestions” Section in Postgraduate Theses with Scientific Research Theme in Educational Sciences . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education, 6(4), pp. 210-234.

Chicago 16th edition
Kirbas, Omer, Alpturk Akcolteki̇n and Fatih Dogan (2022). "Compilation of “Suggestions” Section in Postgraduate Theses with Scientific Research Theme in Educational Sciences ". International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Education 6 (4):210-234. doi:10.29329/ijiape.2022.503.2.

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