The role of printed media on awareness of high school students and biology teachers about the new developments in the biology field

Dede O., Elcin A. E.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.33, no.148, pp.113-127, 2008 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 148
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.113-127
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the level of awareness of high school students and biology teachers on the latest developments in "Biology- the science of 2000s" from the printed media is evaluated. To perform this evaluation, a questionnaire is implemented to high school students and biology teachers. The survey consists of 3 chapters. The survey is answered by 314 high school students and 18 biology teachers. Rates and frequencies of the students' answers are found through descriptive analysis and. factor analysis for the questions in the second chapter is performed.