DETERMINATION OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' VIEWS ON ELECTRONIC WASTE POLLUTION

N. Remziye Ergül, Sevgül Çaliş

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The purpose of this study is the determination of the science teacher candidates’ views on electronic waste pollution. The participants of the study were determined with a purposive sample which enables researcher to choose the ones who are believed to find to solutions to the problems of the researcher. Total 144 high school students from different type school are participated to study during the 2016-2017 academic year. Data were collected open-ended questions which developed by the researchers. Students were answered the related seven open ended questions in almost one hour. The qualitative data obtained from the study were analyzed using a phenomenological method. According to results of the study, it was determined that students are not sufficiently knowledgeable about the electronic waste, sources of electronic waste, evaluating of electronic devices. It was recommended that teachers candidates need to be aware of this issue.

 

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electronic waste, science education, teacher candidates, environmental pollution

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