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ERIC Number: ED558197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-1309-2707
Investigation of Primary School Teachers' Attitudes towards Gifted Education=Ilkögretim Ögretmenlerinin Üstün Yeteneklilerin Egitimine Iliskin Tutumlarinin Incelenmesi
Tortop, Hasan Said; Kunt, Kürsat
Online Submission, International Online Journal of Educational Sciences v5 n2 p441-451 2013
Gifted education is very important issue for the development of societies. This importance has been increased with opening of the Center for Science and Art in Turkey. These institutions provide with formal educational institutions coordination for development of gifted students. In this respect, primary school teachers' attitude towards gifted education is very important. In this study was survey model and sample of study was determined nine schools in Isparta city at 2011-2012 academic years using with cluster sampling method. Totally 323 primary school teachers which different branches have been reached. Obtained data with Opinions of Gifted and Their Education (OGTE) was evaluated by the SPSS program. According to the findings, it was understood that the average score of primary school teachers' attitudes toward gifted education was a little above medium level (X[bar] =3.38) and did not differ between gender, age, branch. However, one of the sub dimensions of the scale; "social value" dimension was differed between gender and age. Psychological Counseling and Guidance teachers have the highest average score of attitude towards gifted education (X[bar] =3.55), and Physical Education teachers (X[bar] =3.27) and Science and Technology teachers (X[bar] =3.31) have the lowest average score of attitude towards gifted education respectively.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Primary Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishTurkish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey