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Çalik Var, Esra; Kiliç, Sükran; Kumandas, Hatice – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: There are various environmental factors such as culture, socioeconomic status, family patterns, parental personality, family size, and education system among others, which affect development of individuals. Especially in the childhood period, parenting style is an important variable in forming physical, emotional, cognitive, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Opinions
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Kocyigit, Sinan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This aim of this study is to examine the views of teachers, administrators and parents about the problems that emerge during family involvement in preschool activities and solutions for these problems. The participants were 10 teachers, 10 parents and 10 administrators from 4 preschools and 6 kindergartens in the Palandöken and Yakutiye districts…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Content Analysis
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Engin-Demir, Cennet – International Journal of Educational Development, 2009
This study estimates the individual and combined effects of selected family, student and school characteristics on the academic achievement of poor, urban primary-school students in the Turkish context. Participants of the study consisted of 719 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade primary-school students from 23 schools in inner and outer city…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Economically Disadvantaged, Academic Achievement, Effect Size
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Yildirim, Ibrahim; Ergene, Tuncay; Munir, Kerim – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2007
The purpose of the present study is to determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms among senior high school students preparing national university entrance examination (OSS) in Turkey. The authors conducted a survey during the second term of students' senior year at high school, a time when they were exposed to a stressful standardized…
Descriptors: Family Income, Incidence, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology)
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Egilmez, Hatice Onuray; Engur, Doruk – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
In this study, the self-efficacy and motivation of Zeki Muren Fine Arts High School piano students were examined based on different variables as well as the reasons for their failure. The data on their self-efficacy were obtained through self-efficacy scale of piano performance and the data on their motivation were obtained through motivation…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Student Motivation
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Bahar, Mustafa – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Measuring the quality of the "product" is elemental in education, and most studies depend on observational data about student achievement factors, focusing overwhelmingly on quantitative data namely achievement scores, school data like attendance, facilities, expenditure class size, etc. But there is little evidence of learner…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Graduates, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Akturk, Ümmühan; Erci, Behice – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Objective: In this study, it was aimed to determine knowledge, "attitudes" and "behaviors" in mothers with a child aged 0-5 years regarding factors causing "home accidents" and prevention. Method: The target population of the study consisted of mothers with a child aged 0-5 years who were admitted to pediatrics ward…
Descriptors: Accidents, Prevention, Family Environment, Statistical Analysis
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Güngör, Fatih; Yayli, Demet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Reading is an indispensable skill for learners who desire success throughout their academic lives, and vocabulary knowledge is a sine qua non companion of reading comprehension. Despite being inextricably related entities, very little has been written about the necessary vocabulary coverage to understand an expository text and its equivalent in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Carpentieri, J. D. – European Journal of Education, 2013
As literacy grows in importance, policymakers' demands for programme quality grow, too. Evidence on the effectiveness of adult and family literacy programmes is limited at best: research gaps abound, and programme evaluations are more often than not based on flawed theories of programme impact. In the absence of robust evidence on the full range…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Effect Size, Adult Literacy, Family Literacy
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Aytac, Isik A.; Rankin, Bruce H. – Social Indicators Research, 2004
This study focuses on the impact of modernity and traditionality on junior high school attainment of children in Turkey. Using the nationwide Turkish Family Structure Survey, the primary objectives are to determine whether junior high school attainment varies by region, city size, and by family background. Based on a sample of 2025 16 year-old…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Family Characteristics, Family Structure
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Kabasakal, Zekavet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Problem Statement: Studies carried out in recent years both in Turkey and abroad indicate that child and teenage violence has increased and become widespread. Annually, 91.1% of deaths due to violence in the world occur in low and middle-income countries. Family life is an important element in understanding violent behavior as it relates to family…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Education, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Problems
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Sulku, Seher Nur; Abdioglu, Zehra – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study investigates the factors influencing the success of students in primary schools in Turkey. TIMSS 2011 data for Turkey, measuring the success of eighth-grade students in the field of mathematics, were used in an econometric analysis, performed using classical linear regression models. Two hundred thirty-nine schools participated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement
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Copur, Zeynep; Safak, Sukran; Terzioglu, Gunsel; Dodder, Richard A. – Journal of Family Issues, 2009
This study examines the validity and reliability of the Perceptions of Adequacy of Resources inventory--developed for American society--in a sample from Turkey and determines the correlations between perceived adequacy of resources and selected socioeconomic and family composition characteristics in Turkey. Participants of this study consist of…
Descriptors: Marital Status, Income, Family Life, Foreign Countries
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Berberoglu, Giray; Tansel, Aysit – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper investigates the effectiveness of private tutoring in Turkey. The authors introduce their study by providing some background information on the two major national examinations and three different kinds of tutoring. They then describe how they aimed to analyse whether attending private tutoring centres (PTCs) enhances Turkish students'…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Individual Instruction, Foreign Countries, Tutorial Programs
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Sahin, Melek Gülsah; Öztürk, Nagihan Boztunç – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
In this study, it is aimed to examine the effect of classroom assessment on science and mathematics achievements. For this purpose, hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) is performed using variables of like learning science/maths, engage teaching in science/maths, confidence in science/maths, and home resources for learning variables at the student…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Grade 4, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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