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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(3) 263-278

Examination of the Postgraduate Theses on Teachers’ Views of Values Education in Turkey: A Meta Synthesis Study

Sibel Cengizhan

pp. 263 - 278   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2010-29-0001.R1

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This research study carried out to examine the postgraduate theses on teachers’ views of the values education in Turkey was designed as a meta synthesis study. Postgraduate theses were obtained from the National Thesis Center of the Council of Higher Education. During the research process, these steps were followed;(1) determining the research subject, (2) selecting the studies to be included in the study, (3) picking and presenting the data, (4) ensuring validity and reliability and (5) analyzing the data and explaining the synthesis. Content analysis was used in the analysis of the data. The qualitative findings of the 24 theses included in the study were examined singly and as a result of the examination three main themes were  determined; Applications practiced to gain values education and problems encountered, The values that should be gained by the students according to the teachers and the factors effective in gaining these values, The problems that the values education can deliver solution and the behavioral changes observed in the students after the values education practices. From the findings of the research, it was concluded that the teachers mostly used the drama method to gain of values education, that there were problems experienced caused by the family in practice, and that the practices could solve the problem of injustice the most.

Keywords: Values Education, Teachers' Opinions, Meta Synthesis

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APA 6th edition
Cengizhan, S. (2021). Examination of the Postgraduate Theses on Teachers’ Views of Values Education in Turkey: A Meta Synthesis Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(3), 263-278. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.346.17

Cengizhan, S. (2021). Examination of the Postgraduate Theses on Teachers’ Views of Values Education in Turkey: A Meta Synthesis Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(3), pp. 263-278.

Chicago 16th edition
Cengizhan, Sibel (2021). "Examination of the Postgraduate Theses on Teachers’ Views of Values Education in Turkey: A Meta Synthesis Study ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (3):263-278. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.346.17.

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