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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(2) 640-667

Examination of Curriculum Literacy Levels of Secondary School Teachers: A Mixed Method Research

Gülnur Candan Hamurcu

pp. 640 - 667   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.13   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.028

Published online: July 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 8  |  Number of Download: 160


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the curriculum literacy levels of teachers working in public secondary schools in Kayseri in terms of some variables. In this study, a mixed method, in which qualitative and quantitative research designs are considered together, was used. In the quantitative part of the study, the survey model was preferred, and 504 teachers were reached by using the simple random sampling method. In the quantitative part of the study, the data were collected with the "Curriculum Literacy Scale". In the qualitative part of the research, the case study design was used; data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 21 teachers who participated in the quantitative data collection process. According to the quantitative results of the study, it was concluded that secondary school teachers' perceptions of curriculum literacy level were high and that all teachers were highly curriculum literate regardless of their seniority. It was also identified that the school type variable had no effect on curriculum literacy and that there was no significant difference between the curriculum literacy levels of the teachers according to the branch variable. As for the qualitative result of the research, it was concluded that the knowledge levels of the teachers about the term “curriculum literacy” and 4 components of the curriculum (objectives, content, instructional methods and evaluation) were generally sufficient. Accordingly, it was seen that the qualitative results of the research supported the quantitative results.

Keywords: Curriculum, curriculum literacy, mixed method, explanatory sequential design


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Hamurcu, G.C. (2023). Examination of Curriculum Literacy Levels of Secondary School Teachers: A Mixed Method Research . TAY Journal, 7(2), 640-667. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.13

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Hamurcu, Gulnur Candan (2023). "Examination of Curriculum Literacy Levels of Secondary School Teachers: A Mixed Method Research ". TAY Journal 7 (2):640-667. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.13.

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