ERIC Number: EJ697244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Attitudes toward Physical Education and Class Preferences of Turkish Adolescents in Terms of School Gender Composition
Koca, Canan; Asci, F. Hulya; Demirhan, Giyasettin
Adolescence San Diego, v40 n158 p365 Sum 2005
The purpose of this study was to examine attitudes toward physical education (PE and PE class preferences of high school Turkish students in terms of school gender composition; 213 girls and 249 boys from coeducational public schools, and 196 girls and 210 boys from single-sex vocational schools participated in the study. The Attitudes Toward Physical Education Scale was administered and the results of 2 x 2 (Gender X School Type) ANOVA indicated that students in coeducational schools in general, and boys had more favorable attitudes. Additionally, chi-square analysis demonstrated significant differences in PE class preferences between students from single-sex and coeducational schools and between girls and boys.
Descriptors: Vocational Schools, Physical Education, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Coeducation, Single Sex Schools, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey