SHS Web Conf.
Volume 48, 2018ERPA International Congresses on Education 2018 (ERPA 2018)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||15 August 2018|
Environment from a different perspective: Analysing the environmental problem awareness of undergraduates
Hacettepe University, Beytepe, Ankara, 06800, Turkey
2 European University of Lefke, Lefke Northern Cyprus TR-10 Mersin, 99728, Turkey
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The study aims to analyse the awareness levels of university students towards the environmental problems in terms of the variables of faculty and gender. The study was conducted with 149 undergraduate students from the faculty of engineering, health sciences and educational sciences in North Cyprus. The research conducted with survey study and identified the awareness levels of students towards environmental problems through “Environmental Problems Awareness Scale”, developed by Güven and Aydoǧdu  in consideration with the cognitive steps according to the Bloom Taxonomy. In addition to descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and MANOVA analyses were used for the analysis of data. The study concluded that the total students’ scores for awareness of environmental problems show statistically significant difference based on gender, and no significant difference based on faculties. Additionally, the factor scores of the scale have statistically significant difference based on faculties, and no significant difference based on gender.
Key words: awareness for environmental problems / Bloom’s taxonomy / environmental education / environmental problems / university students
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