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ERIC Number: ED553408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
An Analysis of Writing Dispositions of 6th Grade Students in Terms of Different Variables
Tabak, Gurkan; Topuzkanamis, Ersoy
Online Submission, Mevlana International Journal of Education (MIJE) v4 n2 p1-11 Aug 2014
This research was conducted with an aim to analyze the writing dispositions of the 6th grade students in terms of different variables. The research was carried out based on the descriptive survey model. The participants of the research are composed of a total of 672 students as 342 male students and 330 female students from Ankara, Balikesir, Bartin, Adana, and Kayseri. The research data were obtained by the application of "Personal Information Form" developed by the researchers and "Writing Disposition Scale" developed by Piazza and Siebert (2008) and adapted to Turkish by Iseri and √únal (2010). For the evaluation of the data, percent, frequency, average scores, t-tests of the independent groups, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and post-hoc tests as Scheffe and Dunnett-C, Kruskall-Wallis-H and Mann-Whitney-U tests were applied. As a result of the findings obtained, it was found out that the dispositions of the 6th grade students vary by gender, monthly income of the family, home city, frequency of reading books and whether they read a periodical on a regular basis whereas such writing dispositions of the 6th grades did not vary by GPA (grade-point average) and whether the family bought a newspaper for home on a regular basis.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey