Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study
Kadir Gürsoy 1, Gürhan Bebek 1, Sinan Bülbül 1 *
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1 Trabzon University, Trabzon, Türkiye
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2023 - Volume 5 Issue 3, pp. 221-246
https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071

Article Type: Research Article

Published Online: 20 Oct 2023

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ABSTRACT
Today's education systems, where scientific knowledge is rapidly transformed into technology, develop new teaching methods to develop the individuals needed by societies. STEM education is an application that has been proposed in the past years and enables individuals to become literate individuals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The effects of STEM education based on these four disciplines on individuals' academic achievement and scientific process skills have been examined in many studies in the literature. In this direction, it is important to make a general evaluation of these studies in the literature and to make a cumulative evaluation of STEM education studies. Therefore, this study aims to perform a meta-analysis of postgraduate theses that examine the effect on academic achievement or scientific process skills based on STEM education practices. The study was conducted in phases using the PRISMA flow model. Graduate theses were published in the National Thesis Centre in 2017 and later were analysed within the framework of the inclusion criteria. As a result of the study, it was determined that STEM practices contribute positively to academic achievement and scientific process skills. As a result of the results of the study, suggestions were made for the meta-analysis of studies investigating the relationship between STEM education practices in different contexts.
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Reference: Gürsoy, K., Bebek, G., & Bülbül, S. (2023). The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(3), 221-246. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
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Reference: Gürsoy K, Bebek G, Bülbül S. The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(3), 221-246. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
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Reference: Gürsoy K, Bebek G, Bülbül S. The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2023;5(3):221-46. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
In-text citation: (Gürsoy et al., 2023)
Reference: Gürsoy, Kadir, Gürhan Bebek, and Sinan Bülbül. "The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2023 5 no. 3 (2023): 221-246. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
In-text citation: (Gürsoy et al., 2023)
Reference: Gürsoy, K., Bebek, G., and Bülbül, S. (2023). The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 5(3), pp. 221-246. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
In-text citation: (Gürsoy et al., 2023)
Reference: Gürsoy, Kadir et al. "The effect of STEM education practices on academic achievement and scientific process skills: A meta-analysis study". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 5, no. 3, 2023, pp. 221-246. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202324071
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