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ERIC Number: EJ1015936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul-23
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Analyzing the Psychological Symptoms of Students in Undergraduate Program in Elementary Mathematics Teaching
Masal, Ercan; Koc, Mustafa; Colak, Tugba Seda; Takunyaci, Mithat
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n14 p1117-1130 Jul 2013
The main purpose of this research is to analyse whether there is a difference or not in levels of having psychological symptoms of the students of undergraduate program in elementary mathematics teaching. Another aim of the research is to determine whether the levels of having psychological symptoms of the students differ or not regarding various variables during undergraduate program in elementary mathematics teaching. Relational screening model was used in the study and it was carried out with 154 female, 76 male and in total 230 participants. The data were obtained by using personal information form and SCL-90-R scale. The data were tested with t-test and variance analysis methods in independent groups. Findings are as follows; 1) The levels of having psychological symptoms of the students during undergraduate program in elementary mathematics teaching differ according to gender variable. 2) Education type was found to be a factor in terms of depression in levels of having psychological symptoms of students. 3) The levels of having psychological symptoms of the students studying in elementary mathematics teaching differ according to grade variable. 4) The levels of having psychological symptoms of the students studying in elementary mathematics teaching differ according to the order of preference of department in terms of hostility. 5) When the levels of having psychological symptoms of the students studying in elementary mathematics teaching are analysed according to the reasons of choosing the department, it was seen that the differentiation occurs in terms of interpersonal sensibility and paranoid ideation. 6) Order of being born of the students studying in elementary mathematics teaching is not a factor in having psychological symptoms. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey