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This study has been conducted for the purpose of determining the effect of concept cartoon applications with the theme of environment problems on the attitudes of candidate teachers and receiving the candidate teachers’ ideas on the process. The study was carried on in the fall semester of the academic year of 2019-2020 with 105 students who study in the department of primary school teaching at a university located in Central Black Sea Region in Turkey, within the scope of ‘Environment Education’ course for a period of 14 weeks. Semi-experimental model with pre-test – final test control group has been used in the study. The candidate teachers in the experimental and control groups were applied “Environmental Attitude Scale” for the purpose of detecting their attitudes with respect to environment problems at the beginning of the process. Later student-centered courses were held with the experimental group using the concept cartoon technique were carried on in line with the curriculum with the control group. The findings were obtained through the “Environmental Attitude Scale” applied at the end of the process as final test and the interviews held with the candidate teachers. It has been detected on the basis of the findings that the concept cartoon applications developed positively the candidate teachers’ attitudes toward environment problems. Additionally, it was expressed by the candidate teachers that the concept cartoon applications developed many significant skills including problem solving, critical thinking, questioning, discussing, creativity and detecting and remedying concept mistakes.
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