The content analysis of graduate theses written between 2000 and 2010 in the field of chemistry education

AKKUŞ H. , Sari S. N. , Uner S.

Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 February 2012, vol.47, pp.729-733 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 47
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.725
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.729-733


In this study, 75 graduate theses in chemistry education from six universities between 2000-2010 years were examined by using content analysis. 38 criteria were developed by researchers with the help of literature. Research design, population and sample, validity and reliability studies, analyzing methods and data collection tools were some of the topics which created the criteria. Data were analyzed by using SPSS and the results were given as percentages and frequencies. The results of this study indicated that quantitative research methods were used with the proportion of 81% and experimental design With the proportion of 60% in theses. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Hfiseyin Uzunboylu