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Educational Alternatives, Volume 13, 2015

UNDERGRADUATES' PERCEPTION OF THE RELATION BETWEEN URBANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENT
Caner Aladağ, Baştürk Kaya
Pages: 615-622
Published: 27 Aug 2015
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Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine how traniee teachers associate urbanization and environment and what direction their perception of this issue is at. The data of the study has been obtained from unattached word association test performed on 103 traniee teachers, mostly composed of the ones studying at Geography Teaching, studying at Necmettin Erbakan University Ahmet Keleşoğlu Faculty of Education in academic year of 2014-15. The data obtained has been categorized by their semantic relation by the researcher, who sorted out. Their frequincies and percentage has been calculated as regards to the categories. Examining the categories, it can be seen that urbanization contributes to environment positively more than negatively in undergraduates' opinion. Besides, it can also be observed that some of the undergraduates opined about urban and environmental features by evaluating urbanization and environment one by one.
Keywords: urbanization, environment, undergraduates perception
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