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ERIC Number: EJ1063860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May-10
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Difficulties Encountered by Both Teachers and Students in Teaching and Learning Turkish as a Second Language
Canbulat, Mehmet; Dilekçi, Atilla
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n9 p1335-1346 May 2015
The objective of this research is to identify and suggest solutions to the problems experienced by students learning Turkish as a second language according to the opinions of both teachers and students evaluated. The research has been conducted among the classroom teachers, Turkish language teachers and the students attending the schools in districts and villages of Batman city. Descriptive model has been used during the research. Data considering the research has been collected through qualitative research.Semi-structured interviews have been carried out with the teachers and an effective usage of Turkish survey has been applied on the students to reveal the difficulties encountered and the solution suggestions considering these difficulties in teaching Turkish as a second language. Data collected from the interviews has been examined through descriptive and content analysis. Teachers' opinions about the difficulties encountered have been investigated with respect to the expected learning outcomes, content, learning process, assessment and evaluation of 1st to 8th grades Turkish curriculum, while students' opinions have been investigated with respect to their levels of Turkish, learning objectives of Turkish, Turkish learning and effective usage, problems encountered in learning Turkish and their solution suggestions for the problems. Identified problems and their suggested solutions concerning the teaching of Turkish as a second language have been stated in the conclusion part.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey