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ERIC Number: EJ1047545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec-10
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Education in Dede Korkut's Stories: Qualification of Bravery in Boghach Khan and Uruz
Firat, Hatice
Educational Research and Reviews, v9 n23 p1353-1359 Dec 2014
Dede Korkut's stories, one of the most important works in Turkish literature, are distinguished with their feature of reflecting the Oghuz culture. In this respect, it is possible to obtain information about children and their education in the light of the works. In the study, it is intended to reveal the education of the characters called Boghach Khan and Uruz in acquiring the qualification of bravery and the key educational elements which they confront during that process. Especially "the teacher, education methods used, punishment and reward applications" participated in the education process of the said heroes will be explained. For the education of the young ones, the focus is on particularly war educating providing their physical development and the character education (value etc.) ensuring their affective development. Who is responsible for children's education? Fathers. Fathers render a permanent education through the principle of "learning through practising and experiencing" and "demonstration" method. In the works, reward is preferred to reinforce youths' positive behaviours and achievements, while punishment is employed to prevent negative behaviours and failures.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey