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ERIC Number: ED522232
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Factors That Affect Psycho-Social Development of Preschool Children in Terms of Art Activities: Family and Teacher of Variables
Dereli, Esra; Akaroglu, E. Gulriz
Online Submission, US-China Education Review A 1 p103-110 2011
People living in a society need socialization. While maintaining social relations, they learn behaviors approved by the society. Through art education, which is applied in preschool education, planned studying habits, taking responsibilities, cooperating, helping, developing solidarity habit and building positive relations with others are taught to the children. However, the environment is an important factor in the psycho-social development of children. In this research, the psycho-social development of six-year-old children that attended preschool in affect of socio-cultural level, educational level of parents, the year of attending preschool, socio-economic level, gender, number of sibling and the status and graduation program of the teacher, has been investigated. Psycho-social Behaviors Scale for Preschoolers developed by Turkish Psychology Union Preschool Committee (1998) was applied to designate the psycho-social development. The sample is composed of 119 children. Different art activities of children attending preschools were recorded by camera and the psycho-social behaviors were assessed by two observers in four months. The correlation among the scores, which was given by the two observers, was calculated, and the averages of the two observers' scores were used. Data were tested through the Pearson moments multiplication correlation coefficient, regression analysis. As the result of the research, it was found that parents' socio-cultural level, socio-economic level, parents' education level, number of sibling, the year of attending preschool and status of teachers explained and predicted psycho-social development level six-year-old children that attend preschool. (Contains 3 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey