Investigation with Respect to Content and General Properties of Physics 10 Textbook in Accordance with the 2013 Secondary School Physics Curriculum

Kavcar N., Korkmaz C.

32nd International Physics Congress of Turkish-Physical-Society (TPS), Bodrum, Turkey, 6 - 09 September 2016, vol.1815 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1815
  • Doi Number: 10.1063/1.4976432
  • City: Bodrum
  • Country: Turkey
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose of this work is to determine the physics teacher candidates' views on Physics 10 textbook' content and general properties suitable to the 2013 Secondary School Physics Curriculum. 23 teacher candidates at 2014-2015 school year constituted the sampling of the study in which scanning model based on qualitative research technique was used by performing document analysis. Data collection tool of the research was the tiles prepared with 51 and nine open ended questions including the subject content and general properties of the textbook. It was concluded that the textbook was sufficient for being life context-based, language, activity-based and student-centered approximation, development of social and inquiry skills, and was insufficient for referring educational gains of the Curriculum, involving activities, projects and homework about application. Activities and applications about affective area, such tools for assessment and evaluation practices as concept map, concept network and semantic analysis table may be involved in the textbook.