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Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2021, Vol. 10(1) 1-22

Examination of Gifted Students' Views on Science, Technology and Society

Mehmet Kucuk, Harun Goz, Arzu Kucuk

pp. 1 - 22   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2106-16-0006.R1

Published online: June 23, 2021  |   Number of Views: 79  |  Number of Download: 360


Abstract

This research aimed to examine the views of gifted students at Science and Art Centers in the Eastern Black Sea Region on the sub-dimensions of the Science-Technology-Society (STS) approach. The research was carried out with 251 gifted students (5, 6, 7, 8th) enrolled in Samsun, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, and Rize Science and Art Centers (S&ACs) in the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey in the first semester of 2018-2019 academic year. A survey method was used within the scope of the quantitative research approach, and data were collected by Views on Science-Technology-Society (VOSTS) survey. Descriptive statistics were used to determine the percentage of the answers given as a result of the VOSTS survey. The results revealed that in the views of the gifted students about STS, only three of the responses to the VOSTS (TR) questionnaire showed the expected level of answers, and in the other items, the views they had completely coincided with the non-gifted students. It is recommended that the STS views of the gifted students should be continuously monitored and STS views should be included in the student identification for science and art centers.

Keywords: Views, Science-Technology-Society, Gifted Students, VOSTS Survey


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Kucuk, M., Goz, H. & Kucuk, A. (2021). Examination of Gifted Students' Views on Science, Technology and Society . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 10(1), 1-22.

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