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ERIC Number: EJ1108204
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-23
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Effect of Sportive and Cultural Activities on the Self-Esteem and Hope of the Children Who Have Tendency to Involve in a Crime
Basaran, Zekiye
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n14 p1324-1330 Jul 2016
This study aimed to investigate the effects of sportive and cultural recreative activities on the hope and self-esteem of children who have tendency to involve in a crime. The sample of the research consists of 41 students aged between 8 and 14. The data was collected during the project called "Our future is safe with sport." Personal information form, scale of hope in children, and Cooper Smith self-esteem inventory were used as the data collecting tools and were conducted both at the beginning and at the end of the project as pre-tests and post-tests. The program was performed two days a week and one and half hours a day. These activities were judo, table tennis, ice skating, gymnastics, and taekwondo. The children were also taken to different cities every two weeks. The research lasted eight weeks. The data was analyzed using SPSS 18.0 package programme. Descriptive statistic, paired samples t-test, and correlation were used to analyze the data (p<0.05). It was observed at the end of the research that there was a numerical increase in the effect of these sportive and cultural activities on the children. However, this effect was observed to have less significant effect statistically. Yet, these children were observed to be showing better attitudes, communicating, solving a problem, taking responsibilities and attending their schools. It is recommended to do longer research for this kind of work.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory
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