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ERIC Number: EJ1157898
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec-23
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Comparison of the Attitudes of Students from Different High Schools within Turkish Education System towards Physical Education and Sports
Çoknaz, Hakki
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n24 p2919-2923 Dec 2015
The aim of this research is to set forth the attitudes of students from different high schools within Turkish education system towards physical education and sports class. 99 students from Sports High School, 195 from Vocational High School, 313 from Anatolian High School, 158 from Fine Arts High School, 255 from Imam Hatip High School, 192 from Science High School, 171 from Social Sciences High School, in total 1383 students participated in this research. "Physical Education and Sports Attitude Scale" is used in order to measure students' attitudes towards physical education class. This scale is composed of 12 positive and 12 negative, in total 24 items and developed by Demirhan and Altay. In data analysis independent Samples T-Test is used for the comparison of two groups, and OneWay ANOVA is used for independent groups. When a difference is detected, in order to find the source group of the difference, Tukey Test with significance of p< 0.05 is used. It is found that students' attitude scores towards physical education class are high (100.27 + 13.39). Also it is obtained that there is a statistical difference in students' attitude scores towards physical education class according to their school type (p<0.001), grade (p<0.001) and gender (p<0.01). As a result of this study, it was found that students' attitude towards physical education class differ according to school type, grade and gender.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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