Metaphors of Social Studies Teacher Candidates on Museum Concept

Ayşegül Tural


In recent years, the concept of museum has attracted attention in teaching of social studies which is an interdisciplinary course that attaches importance to in-school and out-of-school processes. Metaphor is to express perceptions on a particular subject figuratively. In this research, it is aimed to reveal perceptions of social studies teacher candidates about museum concept through metaphors. For this purpose, 128 social studies teacher candidates are consulted. The research has been done by phenomenology method which is one of the qualitative research methods and the data is analyzed by content analysis. In this respect, research is a descriptive study. As a result of research, the result is obtained that teacher candidates have developed 36 valid metaphors. While teacher candidates are building metaphors for the museum; they have used mostly book, journey to history, history and life simulations.

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

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