ERIC Number: EJ1063477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
A Study on High School Students' Perceptions of "Geographical Environment"
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n7 p1009-1014 Apr 2015
This research investigates how high school students perceive the concept "environment". The research was conducted on 191 Social Science High School students from 9 to 12th grades in Istanbul and Denizli within 2012 to 2013 academic year. In the study, students were asked to draw a picture of the "environment". The research results indicated that metaphors such as "tree", "settlement area", "road", "mountain", "sun", "human", "house", "river", "cloud", "animal", and "forest" were among the most frequent ones used by the students.
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Environment, Social Sciences, Investigations, Freehand Drawing, Figurative Language, Familiarity, Geographic Regions, Geography, Gender Differences, Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, Content Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)