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Sample Education Projects For Prospective Teachers In Elt And Biology Departments

Projects are important academic activities in training prospective teachers within their educational process. The participants of such projects have opportunities for developing their both academic and general competences. In other words they both gain academic knowledge and skills and improve their social abilities as a member of a diverse group of project participants from different educational contexts. In this poster presentation two education projects will be introduced via a descriptive study methodology. Both projects were funded by The Scientific And Technological Research Council of Turkey. One of the projects was for prospective English langauge teachers, the other for prospective Biology teachers. The projects will be examined in the in terms of their focus groups, aims, activities, content in general, and the reflections of the participants in order to provide a clear picture of the effectiveness in project based academic activities. Key words: ELT, Biology Education, prospective teachers, education projects