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Salih Murat Akkın
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2019 Volume 9
 
 
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Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2019,
Page(s): 67-74
Original Empirical Research
Received: April 11, 2018; Accepted: September 11, 2018; Published online: February 20, 2019
doi:10.2399/yod.18.039; Copyright © 2019, Deomed
A Comparison of Academic Staff's Scientific Habits of Mind Regarding Socioscientific Issues
Ali Kolomuç1 ORCIDID (E-mail), Muammer Çalık2 ORCIDID
1Department of Elementary Education, Faculty of Education, Artvin Çoruh University, Artvin, Turkey
2Department of Elementary Education, Fatih Faculty of Education, Trabzon University, Trabzon, Turkey
*This study (2016.S30.02.05) has been supported by Department for Projects of Scientific Investigation, Artvin Çoruh University.
Abstract
The aim of this study was to compare academic staff's (from sciences and social sciences) scientific habits of mind regarding socio-scientific issues. The sample consisted of 310 academic staff from six universities using convenient sampling method. The data were collected with the 32-item- Scientific Habits of Mind Scale developed by Çalık and Coll (2012) who ensured its validity and reliability for sciences and social sciences. The results of the independent samples t-test showed significant differences in 'skepticism, rationality, and objectivity' sub-factors in favor of the academic staff in social sciences. In light of the results, the current study recommends that interdisciplinary studies bridging sciences and social sciences should be carried out to develop various socioscientific viewpoints and scientific habits of mind.
Keywords: Academic staff, sciences, scientific habits of mind, social sciences, socioscientific issues
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