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ERIC Number: EJ1116650
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep-10
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
A Study of Global Citizenship Levels of Turkish University Students According to Different Variables (Youth Camp Leaders Sample)
Temel, Cenk
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n17 p1689-1695 Sep 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate different variables of university students' (Youth Camp Leaders) global citizenship levels from different universities, who participated in the youth camp leadership meeting organized in March 2016, by the Turkish Ministry of Youth and Sports. The present research is a descriptive study based on the survey model. The study group consisted of a total of 408 participants studying at different universities in Turkey, who attended the youth camp leadership meeting. In the study, the Global Citizenship Scale (GCS) prepared by Morais and Ogden (2011) and adapted into Turkish by Sahin and Çermik (2014) was used and the quantitative data were analyzed using descriptive statistics that is frequencies, percentages, means (M) and standard deviations (SD). Statistical analyses were conducted with the SPSS 18 package software. In conclusion, the study opines that the global citizenship levels of university students (youth camp leaders) from different universities who participated in the youth camp leaders meeting organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports was, overall, at a medium level. Also, the foreign language level/skill and the number of foreign friend variables of the participants led to significant differences in global citizenship scores/levels, while gender and sportsman licenses were not associated with any significant differences in global citizenship scores/levels.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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