EVALUATION OF MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS STEM EDUCATION

İsmail Dönmez

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The aim of this study is to evaluate the attitudes of secondary school students towards STEM education. For this purpose, screening method, one of the quantitative research methods, has been used. Of the 384 students who participated in the research, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. Data has been obtained through STEM training attitude scale. The data has been analyzed by means of SPSS 21.0 software with average, standard deviation, t test and correlation techniques. As a result of the study, it has been concluded that the participants have positive attitudes towards the fields that make up STEM. It has been observed that there is no correlation between the participants' attitudes towards STEM and their gender. However, there is a significant positive correlation between their attitudes towards STEM and their success in science and general courses.

 

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