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ERIC Number: EJ1176554
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1307-9298
Investigation of Writing Habits of Primary School Teachers
Sulak, Süleyman Erkam
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, v10 n4 p497-504 Mar 2018
Primary school holds an important place in the acquisition of writing skills. Writing attitudes and habits of teachers are influential in writing education provided by primary school teachers during this period. This study aims to examine the writing habits of primary school teachers. To this end, writing habits of teachers were investigated in terms of the use of writing skills in daily life, types of writing texts, contribution of writing to the professional life, teacher participation in classroom writing activities and digital medias where teachers write. The case study, a qualitative research method, was used in the study. Participants of the study consisted of 35 primary school teachers who worked in primary schools in Bartin (n = 22) and Ordu (n = 14). The semi-structured interview form created by taking the expert opinion was used in the research as the data collection tool. The obtained data were analyzed using descriptive analysis technique. In the study, it was found that 57% of primary school teachers did not use writing skills in their daily life or that they used writing skills occasionally, used writing skills the most in taking notes or poetry, 61% of them participated in classroom writing activities and used Word and social media to write on digital platforms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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