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Bayrak, Hatice Uysal; Akman, Berrin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of the "Incredible Years (IY) Child Training Program" on behavioral problems, social competence, and social problem-solving skills. The research was performed using a pretest-posttest experimental design with a control group to determine the effects of the IY program on the level of…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Behavior Problems, Interpersonal Competence
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Güler Yildiz, Tülin; Özdemir Simsek, Pinar; Eren, Saliha; Aydos, Emine Hande – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study aims at uncovering the views of children 48-66 months old regarding sustainable development (SD), as well as the attitudes of their parents and teachers. Additionally, it seeks to identify activities related to SD that are promoted in homes by parents and in schools by teachers. The study was designed as a case study, with participants…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Childhood Attitudes, Experience, Parents
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Küçükturan, A. Güler; Akbaba Altun, Sadegül – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study is designed to explore the reasons for sending and not sending preschool age children to preschools at an early age by exploring the motivations for and barriers towards promoting preschool education in Turkey. It aimed to determine various stakeholders' perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge related to preschool education in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Preschool Education, Decision Making
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Isitan, Sonnur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the distribution of topics featured in illustrated storybooks that address preschool children. The sample of the current study included a total of 1,050 illustrated storybooks published in Turkish between 1980 and 2013. Books for pre-school children that incorporated the components of setting, attempt, and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Childrens Literature
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Besler, Fatma; Kurt, Onur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Video modeling is an evidence-based practice that can be used to provide instruction to individuals with autism. Studies show that this instructional practice is effective in teaching many types of skills such as self-help skills, social skills, and academic skills. However, in previous studies, videos used in the video modeling process were…
Descriptors: Autism, Modeling (Psychology), Video Technology, Evidence Based Practice
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Çelik, Seçil; Arikan, Azru; Diken, Ibrahim H.; Aksoy, Funda; Çolak, Aysun; Tomris, Gözde – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Preventing antisocial behaviors appearing at an early age--before they become chronic--through effective early intervention programs, has become an important issue in recent years. In Turkey, the increase in the number of children at risk of antisocial behavior makes it necessary to get these behaviors under control at an early age through some…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Early Intervention, Prevention, Antisocial Behavior
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Usta, H. Gonca – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
This study aims to analyze the student and school level variables that affect students' self-efficacy levels in mathematics in China-Shanghai, Turkey, and Greece based on PISA 2012 results. In line with this purpose, the hierarchical linear regression model (HLM) was employed. The interschool variability is estimated at approximately 17% in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Bahadir, Elif – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The ability to predict the success of students when they enter a graduate program is critical for educational institutions because it allows them to develop strategic programs that will help improve students' performances during their stay at an institution. In this study, we present the results of an experimental comparison study of Logistic…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Prediction, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
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Yavuz Konokman, Gamze; Yanpar Yelken, Tugba – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of preparing digital stories through an inquiry based learning approach on prospective teachers' resistive behaviors toward technology based instruction and conducting research. The research model was convergent parallel design. The sample consisted of 50 prospective teachers who had completed…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Story Telling, Preservice Teachers
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Kiliç, Sükran – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The aim of this research is to thoroughly investigate preschool teachers' opinions about emotional competence and emotion socialization. The study group was comprised of 20 preschool teachers working in preschools in the city-center of Aksaray. A semi-structured interview form prepared by the researcher was used as the data collection tool. Data…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Emotional Development, Socialization
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Ozaydin, Latife – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The aim of this study is to assess the effects that teaching visually impaired (VI) preschool children play skills has on their abilities to initialize and respond to social interactions with their typically developing (TD) peers in a reverse mainstreaming preschool class. The subjects of the study were three female VI students regularly attending…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Visual Impairments
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Saçkes, Mesut – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study aims to examine kindergarten children's mental models of the day and night cycle and provide implications for pedagogical practices targeting space science concepts in early childhood classrooms. A total of 46 kindergartners participated in the study, their age ranging from 60 to 75 months, including 22 boys and 24 girls.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Cognitive Processes
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Sazak Pinar, Elif – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines the effectiveness of fixed-time (FT) and variable-time (VT) schedules and attention on the problem behaviors and on-task behaviors of students with and without intellectual disabilities in inclusive classrooms in Turkey. Three second-grade students with intellectual disabilities, three students without intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scheduling, Inclusion, Attention Span
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Aktepe, Vedat – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of the love of nature performance task on the opinions and attitudes of 4th grade primary school students at the Science and Art center towards their value of love of nature. The mixed method was used by means of both quantitative and qualitative research models. The experimental group…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Grade 4, Scientific Attitudes
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Çolak, Aysun; Tomris, Gözde; Diken, Ibrahim H.; Arikan, Arzu; Aksoy, Funda; Çelik, Seçil – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study aims to describe the views of teachers, parents, and FSS-PSV counselors on the Preschool Version of First Step to Success Early Intervention Program (FSS-PSV) in preventing antisocial behaviors; in addition, the implementation process and contributions from the program will also be outlined. The study was conducted in six different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Antisocial Behavior, Prevention, Intervention
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