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ERIC Number: EJ1067229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-23
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Problem Solving Skills of People Doing Sporty Recreation Activities in Karaman Province
Birol, Sefa Sahan
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n12 p1713-1721 Jun 2015
The aim of the study is to examine the problem solving skills of people who are doing sporty recreation activities in Karaman Province. A total of 143 people participated in this study (51 females and 92 males) Their age mean was 1.2168 ± 0.41350. Problem Solving Inventory, developed by Heppner and Peterson, was used to measure the problem solving skill level of an individual. The Turkish version of the problem Solving Inventory was realized by Sahin et al. For processing data, conventional statistical measures and methods were employed: Analysis of variance (ANOVA) test, tukey test, t-test, mean frequency distribution and standard deviation. SPSS was used for analyzing of data. Results showed that the people who participated in the study had problem solving skill total score of 101.9930 mean. When values which could be taken from the total score of the inventory (32 min-max 192) were considered, it could be said that the teachers had moderate problem-solving skills. Statistically meaningful difference was found for the gender variable in considering and planned approaches; for age variable in avoidant approach; for marital status variable in impetuous and evaluator approached and for place where people live variable in impetuous approach (p<0.05).
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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