Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 2, Pages 311 - 324 2019-12-13

Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels

Ömer Erbasan [1] , Mehmet Erkol [2]


In this study, it is aimed to determine the environmental literacy of primary school teachers in terms of some variables. In this study which employs a descriptive method, the study group is composed of 371 primary school teachers working in state primary schools in the province of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey in the academic year of 2016-2017. Environmental behavior scale, attitude scale towards environmental problems and environment knowledge test were used as data collection tools in the study. The data obtained were analyzed by using the SPSS 20 statistical program. Independent-samples t-test, one-way analysis of variance and simple linear correlation statistics were used in the analysis of results obtained from this study. As a result of the research, it can be argued that the environmental literacy levels of the primary school teachers are at moderate level. In addition, the findings of the research show that both primary school teachers' environment behavior levels and their environmental knowledge levels are moderate and their attitudes towards about environmental problems are high. Finally, it was concluded that there was a positive and significant relationship between attitude and behavior, a positive and significant relationship between attitude and knowledge, and a positive and significant relationship between knowledge and behavior.


Environmental literacy, Primary school teacher, Environmental behavior, Environmental knowledge, Attitudes towards environmental problems
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7852-2747
Author: Ömer Erbasan (Primary Author)
Institution: MİLLİ EĞİTİM BAKANLIĞI
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1363-1894
Author: Mehmet Erkol
Institution: AFYON KOCATEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 13, 2019

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APA Erbasan, Ö , Erkol, M . (2019). Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 6 (2) , 311-324 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.566198
MLA Erbasan, Ö , Erkol, M . "Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 311-324 <http://ijcer.net/en/issue/50452/566198>
Chicago Erbasan, Ö , Erkol, M . "Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 311-324
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ISNAD Erbasan, Ömer , Erkol, Mehmet . "Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 / 2 (December 2019): 311-324 . https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.566198
AMA Erbasan Ö , Erkol M . Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(2): 311-324.
Vancouver Erbasan Ö , Erkol M . Examination of Primary School Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Levels. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(2): 324-311.