University Students' Views on the Education and Teaching of Civilization History: Bayburt University Education Faculty Sample

Mehmet Elban


The purpose of this research is to evaluate the teaching and educational activities in the civilization history lesson. The model of the research is the exploratory sequential design from mixed research patterns. The appropriate sampling method was used in the research. The qualitative data of the research were collected from 26 students through a semi-structured interview form. Content analysis was used in the analysis of qualitative data. The quantitative data of the research were obtained by a questionnaire developed as an analysis of the qualitative data of the research. 95 students participated in the questionnaire. Descriptive statistics were used in the analysis of quantitative data In the research, it was understood that the positive attitudes towards the civilization history lesson of the students in the primary school teaching department were caused by curiosity and interest and their negative attitudes were caused by making the students passive and lesson subjects. The civilization history study methods of students are source books, lesson teacher, note-taking, and to work by typing. Reasons of topics which are students easily learn are interest and curiosity, national history and previous information. The reason for the difficulty in learning on some subjects is that there are too many subjects. Interest and curiosity with teaching method and technique are common causes of the success and failure of the students in the civilization history lesson. In addition, students attach great importance to the use of interactive teaching methods and techniques and visual teaching materials in civilization history lesson.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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