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ERIC Number: EJ1070599
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul-23
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Assessment of 6th Grade Elementary School Students, Their Parents' and Branch Teachers' Perspective on Physical Education Classes
Boyraz, Sirin; Ozbar, Nurper; Yetgin, Meral Kucuk; Koksalan, Burke
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n14 p1975-1979 Jul 2015
A total of 437 volunteers including 54 teachers, 218 6th grade students and 102 parents from Beykoz Elementary Schools participated in this study to understand the perspectives of students, families and teachers on Physical Education classes. The perspectives of students, families and teachers of other branches are identified by survey method. Cronbach Alpha Coefficient of the survey is 0.81. SPSS (17.0) package software is used to analyze the data. At the end of the study, it is found that students have more favorable perspectives about Physical Education classes than their parents. Students' perspective include: more time should be allocated for physical education classes, they enjoy attending these classes, physical education has an important role in daily life, it is not a boring class, and physical education class affects people's perspectives on their health. In comparison with students' perspective, teachers' perspective are: students have relatively more fun in physical education classes, thus they attend these classes more willingly than others, and it is more appealing to them to study in an area related to physical education classes. In conclusion, physical education classes should remain and continue its positive role as a tool of socialization. Physical education is an important part of the entire education system and time and credit that it deserves should be given.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 6; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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