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ERIC Number: EJ1121616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
A Study on Technical High School Teachers' Views Concerning Corporal Punishment
Tas, Said
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n12 p2826-2831 2016
Corporal punishment is defined as inflicting pain on body of someone who presents undesired behavior or does not present expected behavior. In the developed world, experiencing information society, corporal punishment is still in the agenda in educational system in Turkey. In this study, it was aimed to determine technical high school teachers' attitudes concerning corporal punishment in terms of various variables. The research is in scan type and a descriptive study. The research universe consists of the teachers who work at Technical High schools in Isparta, Antalya and Burdur in 2015-2016 semester. The research sample is 160 teachers who work at eighteen different schools which are at low, medium, and high socio economic levels at research universe. In the research, the scale which is developed by Gözütok, is used to determine teachers' attitudes concerning corporal punishment. For analyzing data, for independent groups, t test, and one way variance analysis are used. According to the research results; significant differences have been found out between technical school teachers' attitude towards physical punishment in terms of the socio-economic level of the schools where they work, their working years, and their gender. However, not an important difference has been found out between the attitude of teachers towards physical punishment in terms of the factors which are their marital status, having children, and their class size.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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