International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 2834-7919   |  e-ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(3) 14-30

Digital Simulation Experiences of Pre-service Science Teachers: An Example of Circuits

Gülşah Uluay

pp. 14 - 30   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2009-13-0001.R1

Published online: June 07, 2021  |   Number of Views: 156  |  Number of Download: 507


The purpose of this study is to investigate the self-efficacy levels of pre-service science teachers who participated in a workshop about physical laboratory implementations supported by digital simulations and also to determine their views on digital simulations. For this purpose, a 6-week workshop was designed based on a digital simulation program called Crocodile Physics. The participants in the research were 16 university students who were studying in the science education department of a public university. This study includes quantitative and qualitative data. The Science Learning Self-Efficacy (SLSE) scale was used to collect quantitative data. Qualitative data was collected with a structured interview form. According to analysis results for quantitative data, self-efficacy levels towards physics of pre-service teachers were significantly developed. Analysis results of qualitative data showed that pre-service science teachers mostly have a positive tendency to integrate digital simulations into educational environments.

Keywords: Digital Simulation, Physics, Self-Efficacy, Laboratory, Pre-Service Teacher

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APA 6th edition
Uluay, G. (2021). Digital Simulation Experiences of Pre-service Science Teachers: An Example of Circuits . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(3), 14-30. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.346.2

Uluay, G. (2021). Digital Simulation Experiences of Pre-service Science Teachers: An Example of Circuits . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(3), pp. 14-30.

Chicago 16th edition
Uluay, Gulsah (2021). "Digital Simulation Experiences of Pre-service Science Teachers: An Example of Circuits ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (3):14-30. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.346.2.

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