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ERIC Number: EJ1125800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
The Analysis of Fourth Grade Primary Students' Reader Self-Perceptions in Terms of Gender and Preschool Educational Background
Sagirli, Muhittin; Okur, Burçin
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v5 n2 p71-78 Feb 2017
The aim of this study was to analyse perceptions of fourth grade primary school students on their reading ability. In study, screening model was used as a quantitative research method. The sample of this research was selected by convenience sampling. The sample consisted of 556 fourth grade students who received education in 8 public schools in 2014-2015 academic year in Tuzla, Pendik, Çekmeköy and Kadiköy districts in Istanbul. A "personal information form? and a "Reading Self-Perception Scale? were used as data collection tools in this study. It is found that the readability level of scales and their sub-dimensions? was convenience for the research according to item analysis. The data collected by personal information form and Reader Self-Perception Scale was analysed with SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) 23 statistical package program. For the analysis frequency and percentage distribution, mean square and standard deviation values, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and independent samples t-test were used. The general reader self-perception of fourth graders is at positive level. The highest level of reader self-perceptions is at "progress? The general self-perception levels of students vary by gender. The reader self-perceptions level of female students is higher than the reader self-perceptions level of male students. The reader self-perceptions of students vary by pre-school educational background. The students who have pre-school educational background have higher level of reader self-perception with its sub-dimensions than the students who don't have pre-school educational background.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 4; Intermediate Grades; Elementary Education; Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)
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