TEMEL EĞİTİM, vol.1, no.1, pp.40-47, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)
The aim of the study is to examine the thoughts of teacher candidates on Science and Technology Teaching based on effectiveness. For this purpose, data were obtained by using qualitative research methods. The research was conducted from qualitative research patterns in the phenomenology pattern. In the 2017-2018 academic year, an easily accessible sampling method was used in the research conducted at a State University in Istanbul. In this study, ten students were interviewed by using semi-structured interview forms and data were obtained within the limitations of these Interview Questions. In the semi-structured interview form, questions were applied as pilot practice with the participation of two students and the understanding of the questions was tested. The data collected was analyzed by content analysis and the students ' perceptions about activity based learning were determined. As a result of the analyses, it was determined that the learning approach with an activity-based approach affects the thoughts of teacher candidates in a positive way. Based on the findings obtained, it can be said that activity-based learning in Science and Technology Teaching increases the effectiveness of teaching.