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ERIC Number: EJ891499
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1554-5210
An Evaluation of Teachers' Perceptions of Teaching Social Skills to Fifth Grade Students within the Scope of Social Studies Lessons
Sahin, Cavus
International Journal of Progressive Education, v6 n1 p28-46 Feb 2010
The purpose was to evaluate teachers' perceptions of teaching social skills to Fifth grade students using social studies lessons. The survey model has been used as a research method. The 5th grade teachers working in elementary schools in Canakkale province included in the scope of the study have been interviewed and a questionnaire has been formulated in this direction. Statistical methods as "r-test", "F-test", "t-test" besides % (percentage) and mean ([x-bar]) have been used in terms of variables. Results of the study indicates that social skill levels found according to the social skill points in the research were adequate; teachers who have not participated in in-service training activities have the ability to teach students in observation skills better with respect to those who have not undergone such training. There was no significant relationship between effectively instructing students in sub-aspects of social skills by teachers and the educational status and occupational seniority of those teachers. (Contains 9 tables.)
International Association of Educators. Egitim Fakultesi Dekanligi, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale 17100, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 5
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey