THE ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS CONCERNING THE STATUS OF ORGANELLES DURING CELL DIVISION
|Title||THE ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS CONCERNING THE STATUS OF ORGANELLES DURING CELL DIVISION|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Journal||Journal of Baltic Science Education|
|Type of Article||Original article|
|Keywords||alternative conceptions, cell division, organelles, pre-service teachers|
The aim of this study was to identify pre-service teachers' alternative conceptions concerning the status of organelles during cell division. A total of 212 pre-service teachers participated in the study. Data were collected by asking open-ended questions of all pre-service teachers, and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12 participants. Data were analyzed by coding data segments within 11 categories. Categories were tabulated and interpreted by including sample data sections about the codes.