Assoc.Prof.Dr. REFİKA OLGAN
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
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Education

  Bachelor's, Hacettepe University, Child Development Andeducation
  Master's, Texas A&M University, Early Childhood Education
  Doctorate, Florida State University, Early Childhood Education

Publications (INTERNATIONAL)

Journal Papers

  A.1 Olgan, R. & Kahriman-Öztürk, D., An Investigation in the Playgrounds of Public and Private Preschools in Ankara.. "Education and Science", 36, (2011), p.84-96.
  A.2 Ozturk-Kahriman, D., Olgan, R., and Guler, T., Preschool Children’s Ideas on Sustainable Development: How Preschool Children Perceive Three Pillars of Sustainability with the Regard to 7R.. "Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice", 12, (2012), p.2987-2995.
  A.3 Kahriman-Ozturk, D., Olgan, R., and Tuncer, G., A Qualitative Study on Turkish Preschool Children’s Environmental Attitudes through Ecocentrism and Anthropocentrism.. "International Journal of Science Education", 34, (2012), p.629-650.
  A.4 Olgan, R. Güner Alpaslan, Z. and Öztekin, C., Okul Öncesi Öğretmen Adaylarının Fen Öğretimine Yönelik Sonuç Beklentisi İnançlarını Etkileyen Faktörler.. "Eğitim ve Bilim", 39, (2014), p. 288-296.
  A.5 Alkuş, S. and Olgan, R., Pre-service and In-service Preschool Teachers' Views Regarding Creativity in Early Childhood Education.. "Early Child Development and Care", 184, (2014), p.1902-1919.
  A.6 Refika Olgan, Influences on Turkish early childhood teachers' science teaching practices and the science content covered in the early years.. "Early Child Development and Care", 185, (2015), p.926-942.
  A.7 Şebnem Feriver, Gaye Teksöz, Refika Olgan, Alan Reid, Training early childhood teachers for sustainability: towards a “learning experience of a different kind”. "Environmental Education Research", 22, (2016), p.717-746.
  A.8 Simge Yılmaz, Refika Olgan, Elif Öztürk-Yılmaztekin, Nature Connectedness and Landscape Preferences of Turkish Preservice Preschool Teachers.. "International Journal of Environmental and Science Education", 11, (2016), p.8120-8142.
  A.9 Nur Alaçam, Refika Olgan, Portfolio assessment: does it really give the benefits that it purports to offer? Views of early childhood and first-grade teachers.. "Early Child Development and Care", 186, (2016), p.1505-1519.
  A.10 Deniz Kahriman, Refika Olgan, Analysis of Pre-School Teachers’ Views on the Importance of Education for Sustainable Development by means of Childhood Natural Experiences.. "International Journal of Environmental and Science Education", 11, (2016), p.6303-6313.
  A.11 Alaçam Nur, Olgan, Refika, Pre-service early childhood teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs towards parent involvement. "Teaching Education", 28, (2017), p.421-434.
 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Olgan, R., Overview of science education studies in year 2000-2005.. "Hawaii International Conference on Education", CD, (2007), p.CD.
  A.2 Olgan, R. & Dao, T.K., Teachers’ professional development and children’s achievement.. "The Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)", (2007), p.CD.
  A.3 Olgan, R. and Kahriman, D., The Current Status of Public and Private Preschool Playgrounds in Ankara.. "The Annual Meeting of the International Congress Architecture and Children (ARCHILD)", (2009), p.85.
  A.4 Olgan, R. and Kahriman-Öztürk, D., Preservice and Inservice Preschool Teachers’ Perceptions about Science Teaching and Learning in Preschool Years. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2010), p.www.
  A.5 Sicim, B. and Olgan, R., Early Childhood Pre-service Teachers' Confidence in Their Teaching Abilities. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2010), p.www.
  A.6 Olgan, R. and Yılmaz, S., Early Childhood Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Attitudes towards Creativity in Education. "12th Annual International Conference on Education", (2010), p.www.
  A.7 Demircan, H. Ö. and Olgan, R., Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Curriculum Models and Turkish Curriculum. "International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE)", (2010), p.www.
  A.8 Kahriman-Öztürk, D., Olgan, R. and Teksöz, G., How Do Preschool Children See their Environment: Attitudes towards Environmental Issues. "26. OMEP World Congress", (2010), p.www.
  A.9 Olgan, R., Early Science Teaching and Students’ Achievement in Kindergarten and First-grade.. "The National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)", (2010), p.www.
  A.10 Olgan, R. and Yılmaz, S., Early Childhood Pre-service Teachers’ Views about Computer Assisted Instruction in Preschool Education. "4th International Computer and Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS)", (2010), p.www.
  A.11 Öztürk, E. and Olgan, R., Pre-Service Early Childhood Teachers' Views about Integration of Technology into Early Childhood Classrooms. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2010), p.www.
  A.12 Öztürk, E. and Olgan, R., Trends and Issues: A Review of Studies about Technology in Early Childhood Education. "4th International Computer and Instructional Technologies Symposium (ICITS)", (2010), p.www.
  A.13 Olgan, R. and Kahriman-Öztürk, D., Expectations, Perceptions and Reflections of Preservice Preschool Teachers on Community Service Training. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2010), p.www.
  A.14 Demircan, H. Ö. and Olgan, R., Interrelation of Theory of Mind and Moral Development in Early Childhood Education Settings. "XIV World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES)", (2010), p.www.
  A.15 Yılmaz, S. and Olgan, R., Pre-service Early Childhood Teachers' Views about Creativity. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2010), p.www.
  A.16 Güner, Z., Olgan, R., and Çakıroğlu, J., Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Environmental Education.. "World Conference on New Trends in Science Education (WCNTSE)", (2011), p.165.
  A.17 Yılmaz, S., Sicim, B. and Olgan, R., The Investigation of the Relationship between Pre-service Early Childhood Teachers’ Attitudes towards Science and Competencies in the Science Activities.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2011), p.www.
  A.18 Yılmaz, S. and Olgan, R., Pre- and In-service Early Childhood Teachers' Views Regarding Creativity in Early Childhood Education. . "The National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC)", (2011), p.www.
  A.19 Alıcı, Ş. and Olgan, R., Teaching Rolling Friction to Preschool Children by Comparing Two Different Approaches.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2011), p.www.
  A.20 Kocakaya, S., Tuncer, G. and Olgan, R., How Preschool Children Perceive their Environment? A Study with Eco-school Preschoolers. . "2nd World Conference of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership (WCLTA)", (2011), p.www.
  A.21 Karaduman, M. A. and Olgan, R., Pre-service Teachers’ Attitudes towards the Profession of Early Childhood Education in terms of Gender Role.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2012), p.www.
  A.22 Cengizoğlu, S. and Olgan, R., An Investigation of Parents’ Opinions about Outdoor Play of their Children in Aspect to Sustainability and Environmental Awareness.. "III. International Congress of Early Childhood Education", (2012), p.163-164.
  A.23 Güner, Z., Olgan, R., and Çakıroğlu, J., Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about Early Childhood Environmental Education: A Questionnaire Development. "European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA)", (2012), p.168.
  A.24 Guner, Z., Olgan, R. and Cakıroğlu, J., Early Childhood Teachers’ Perceptions and Practices in Integration of Environmental Education into Early Childhood Education.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2012), p.www.
  A.25 Sicim, B., Alkuş, S. and Olgan, R., Pre-service Early Childhood Teachers' Attitudes Towards Nature of Science and Science Teaching.. "III. International Congress of Early Childhood Education", (2012), p.235-236.
  A.26 Cengizoğlu, S., Ozturk- Kahriman, D., Olgan, R., and Teksöz, G., Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Development: Experiences in Sweden and Inferences for Turkey.. "Applied Education Congress (APPED)", (2012), p.258.
  A.27 Ünlü-Çetin, Ş and Olgan, R., Being Fathered and Being a Father: Examination of Two Generation Father Involvement.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2012), p.www.
  A.28 Kalaycıoğlu, H. E., Olgan, R. and Seferoğlu, G., The effects of picture vocabulary games on children’s English vocabulary performance.. "7th International ELT Research Conference", (2012).
  A.29 Şahin, V., Olgan, R. and Cengizoğlu, S., An Investigation on Turkish Early Childhood Teachers’ Perceptions on Ethical Responsibilities.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2012), p.www.
  A.30 Sicim, B. and Olgan, R., Pre-service Early Childhood Teachers’ Views about Possible Influences of “The School Readiness and Transition to Elementary School” Course.. "European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2012), p.www.
  A.31 Cengizoğlu, S., Ozturk- Kahriman, D. and Olgan, R., Early Childhood Education for Sustainable Development Experiences.. "Applied Education Congress (APPED)", (2012), p.107-108.
  A.32 Kahriman Öztürk, D. and Olgan, R., Content Analysis of Turkish Early Childhood Education Curriculum (2006) in Terms of Sustainable Development and Teacher Awareness. "The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2013), p.www.
  A.33 Alkuş (Yılmaz), S., Öztürk Yılmaztekin, E., and Olgan, R., Examining Turkish Pre-service Teachers’ Beliefs regarding Creativity.. "The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)", (2013), p.www.
  A.34 Alıcı, Ş., Olgan, R., and Öztekin, C., An Influence of Environmental Education Practice on Kindergarten Children’s Conceptions about Future Environment.. "65th World Organization For Early Childhood World Assembly and Congress (OMEP)", (2013), p.204-205.
  A.35 Alkuş (Yılmaz), S. Olgan, R., and Öztürk Yılmaztekin, E., Understanding Pre-Service Early Childhood Teachers’ Levels of Connectedness with the Natural World and Their Landscape Preferences: A Turkish Sample.. "65th World Organization For Early Childhood World Assembly and Congress (OMEP)", (2013), p.229-230.
  A.36 Cengizoğlu, S. Olgan, R. and Teksöz, G., Children's Perceptions about Human-Environment Interrelationship: Analysis of Drawings in the Context of Early Childhood Education for Sustainability.. "The 66th World Organization For Early Childhood World Assembly and Congress (OMEP)", (2014), p.106.
  A.37 Alıcı, S. Olgan, R. and Öztekin, C., The Impact of Environmental Practice on Kindergarten Children's Perceptions and Behaviors about Composting. "The 66th World Organization For Early Childhood World Assembly and Congress (OMEP)", (2014), p.105.
  A.38 Alıcı, S. Olgan, R. and Öztekin, C., What's Going on at Home: Is It Garbage or Waste?. "The 66th World Organization For Early Childhood World Assembly and Congress (OMEP)", (2014), p.238.
  A.39 Seçil Cengizoğlu, Refika Olgan, Gaye Teksöz, Investigating Preschool Children's Perceptions on Human-Environment Interrelationship through Global Environment Problems: An Implementation of an Education for Sustainable Development Program.. "11th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)", (2015).
  A.40 Melike Yumuş, Refika Olgan, An investigation of the relationship between five year old children's writing awareness skills and their mothers' perceptions regarding early home literacy activities.. "67th OMEP World Assembly and Conference", (2015), p.87.
  A.41 Seçil Cengizoğlu, Refika Olgan, Gaye Teksöz, Reorienting Early Childhood Education toward Sustainability: A Case from a Preschool in Ankara (Turkey).. "14th International Teacher Education for Sustainable Development, Culture and Education Conference", (2016), p.39.
  A.42 Havva Ayça Alan, Refika Olgan, Reduce and Reuse Examples in Picture Storybooks for Young Children.. "14th International Teacher Education for Sustainable Development, Culture and Education Conference", (2016), p.xx.
  A.43 Deniz Kahriman, Refika Olgan, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Practices in Early Childhood Settings: A Turkish Sample.. "14th International Teacher Education for Sustainable Development, Culture and Education Conference", (2016).
  A.44 Dilek, Hasan; Olgan, Refika, Turkish in-service teachers’ preferences about the content of early childhood science education. "OMEP-World Assembly and International Conference", (2017), p.68.
  A.45 Olgan, Refika; Yılmaz, Simge, An Investigation of Mothers’ Landscape Preferences for their 5-year-old Children. "27th EECERA Conference", (2017), p.238-239.
  A.46 Cengizoğlu Seçil; Olgan, Refika; Teksöz Gaye, Who destroyed the forest; the forest witch?. "European Educational Research Association Conference (EERA)", (2017).

Translation of a Book or Chapter in a Book

Review of a Book

  A.1 Olgan, R., Brezilya Gündüz Bakım Merkezlerinde Akran İlişkileri: Erken Çocukluk Eğitimine Yeni Bir Bakış. "Erken Çocukluk Eğitim ve Bakımında Akran İlişkileri", (2013), p.74-87.
  A.2 Olgan, R., Ebeveynler, Aileler ve Çocuklar: Çok Kültürlü Bakış Açısı. "Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişim (Çok Kültürlü Bir Bakış Açısı)", (2013), p.462-489.
  A.3 Olgan, R., Kamerun'da Karma Yaş Gruplarının Önemi. "Erken Çocukluk Eğitim ve Bakımında Akran İlişkileri", (2013), p.61-72.

Publications (NATIONAL)

 

Journal Papers

  A.1 Öztürk Yılmaztekin, E. and Olgan, R., Trends and Issues: A Review of Studies Related to Technology Usage in Early Childhood Education. "Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi", 32, (2013), s.421-440.
  A.2 YILMAZ SİMGE,OLGAN REFİKA, Okul Öncesi Dönem Çocuklarının Doğaya Yakınlık (Biyofili) Seviyelerinin Araştırılması. "Mersin Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi", 13, (2017), s.1106-1129.
  A.3 Güner Alpaslan Zişan,OLGAN REFİKA,ÇAKIROĞLU JALE, Beliefs about integration of environmental education into the early years: scale development. "Ahi Evran Üniversitesi Kırşehir Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi", 18, (2017), s.880-907.
 

Conference Papers

  A.1 Tekkaya, C., Olgan, R. and Güner, Z., Okulöncesi Öğretmen Adaylarının Epistemolojik Inançları, Fen Öğretimine Yönelik Tutum ve Özyeterlikleri. "9. National Science and Mathematics Education", (2010), s.www.
  A.2 Kahriman-Öztürk, D. and Olgan, R., Effect of Environmental Experiences on Preschool Children’s Attitudes towards Environmental Issues. "9. National Science and Mathematics Education", (2010), s.www.
  A.3 Öztürk-Kahriman D. and Olgan R., Çocuk, Aile, Sağlık Çalışanı ve Eğitimci Gözüyle Kronik Hastalıklı Çocukların Oyun Hakkı. "1. Ulusal Gelişimsel Pediatri Kongresi", (2011), s.105.
  A.4 Yılmaz, N. and Olgan, R., An Effect of Having Internet Access on Prospective Early Childhood Teachers’ Innovativeness Profiles.. "The International Conference on Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology", (2014), s.613.
  A.5 Nur Alaçam, Refika Olgan, Kindergarten and 1st grade teachers' views about portfolios in documenting children's development.. "4th International Preschool Education Conference", (2015), s.89.
  A.6 Nur Alaçam, Refika Olgan, Pre-service early childhood teachers' self-efficacy beliefs towards parent involvement.. "2nd International Eurasian Educational Research Congress (EJER)", (2015), s.814-816.
  A.7 Seçil Cengizoğlu, Refika Olgan, Gaye Teksöz, An invisible flying hero will save the World!: Children's drawings on human and environment.. "2nd International Eurasian Educational Research Congress (EJER)", (2015), s.917-919.
  A.8 Elif Buldu, Refika Olgan, Okul öncesi eğitiminde kalite değişkenleri ile ülkelerin PISA fen okur-yazrlık düzeyleri arasındaki ilişkinin incelenmesi.. "25. Ulusal Eğitim Bilimleri Kongresi", (2015).
  A.9 Nursel Yılmaz, Refika Olgan, The perceived attributes of computer use (PACU) for instructional purposes: An adaptation study of the scale for preservice early childhood teachers.. "4th International Preschool Education Conference", (2015), s.118-119.
  A.10 Deniz Kahriman, Refika Olgan, Okul öncesi öğretmenlerinin sürdürülebilir kalkınma eğitiminin önemine ilişkin görüşleri.. "4th International Preschool Education Conference", (2015), s.54.
  A.11 Hasan Dilek, Refika Olgan, Ailelerin okul öncesi fen eğitimi içeriğine ilişkin görüşleri.. "2nd International Eurasian Educational Research Congress (EJER),", (2016), s.189-190.
  A.12 Yılmaz, Simge; Olgan, Refika, An Investigation of 5 year-old Preschool Children’s Landscape Preferences,. "5th International Early Childhood Education Congress", (2017), s.480-481.
  A.13 Olgan, Refika; Cengizoğlu, Seçil; Solmaz, Gizem, Preschool children’s views on unsolvable math problems. "26th International Conference on Educational Sciences", (2017), s.2487-2488.
  A.14 Alaçam, Nur; Olgan, Refika, The Sine Qua Non for Making a Real Difference in Children’s Learning Outcomes: Parent Involvement. "IX. International Congress of Educational Research", (2017), s.264.
  A.15 Şenyurt, Ezgi; Olgan, Refika, Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma için Eğitim’in 10 Yılı: Okul Öncesi Eğitimde Çevre Dostu Davranışlar Üzerine Yapılan Araştırmalar. "IV. International EurasianEducational Research Congress", (2017), s.87-88.
  A.16 Kahriman, Deniz Olgan, Refika, An investigation of Educational Settings of Eco- Non-eco Preschools with the Lens of Education for Sustainable Development. "5th International Early Childhood Education Congress", (2017), s.479-480.
  A.17 Alaçam, Nur; Olgan, Refika, Parent involvement self-efficacy beliefs of pre-service early childhood teachers with respect to general self-efficacy beliefs and perceived barriers about parent involvement. "5th International Early Childhood Education Congress", (2017), s.393.
  A.18 Dilek, Hasan; Olgan, Refika, Okul Öncesi Dönem Çocuklarının Biyolojik Çeşitlilik ve Korunması Hakkındaki Görüşleri,. "5th International Early Childhood education Congress", (2017), s.182.
 

Book and Chapter in a Book

  A.1 Olgan, R., Öykü Kitabı ve Farklı Materyaller Kullanılarak Öykü Anlatma Yöntemleri. "Çocuk Edebiyatı", (2013), s.239-249.
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