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ERIC Number: EJ1105995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0300-4430
Comparison of Environmental Attitudes and Experiences of Five-Year-Old Children Receiving Preschool Education in the Village and City Centre
Durkan, Nazmi; Güngör, Hande; Fetihi, Leyla; Erol, Ahmet; Gülay Ogelman, Hülya
Early Child Development and Care, v186 n8 p1327-1341 2016
The purpose of the study is to compare environmental attitudes and experiences of five-year-old children receiving preschool education in the village and city centre. The first group comprised 54 five-year-old children who received preschool education and attended kindergartens of two primary schools in the Karateke and Kocabas villages of Honaz district in Denizli province, Turkey. The second sample group comprised 50 children receiving education in an independent kindergarten in Merkezefendi district of Denizli province. As data collection tools, Attitude towards Environment Scale and questionnaire of Environmental Experience were used in the study. According to results, environmental attitudes of preschool children living in the village showed a significant difference in favour of children living in the city centre. Examining in terms of gender, it was observed that environmental attitudes of children in both groups did not show a significant difference based on gender.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education; Kindergarten; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey