Okul Öncesinde Fen Öğretimi, Bilim ve Teknoloji
Journal of Inonu University Faculty of Education
The current study aims to investigate prospective preschool teachers' attitudes towards science education and their views of science and technology. An explanatory sequential mixed methods design was used to capture the attitudes of prospective preschool teachers towards science education first. Then, their views of science and technology were investigated with the use of analogies. The sample of the study was made up of 90 senior students in Trakya University, Department of Preschool Education
... Preschool Education and the data was collected in the Fall of 2017 and Spring 2018. The results showed that the prospective preschool teachers had high and moderate level of attitudes towards science education. In addition, the views of the prospective teachers regarding science were mostly associated with change, developments, enlightenment, guidance and source of information while they described technology using the words for "change-development", "positive and negative impacts depending on the intention of use" and "need".