Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(11), pp. 2516 - 2522
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041104
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The Investigation of the Book "The Education of Little Tree" within Context of Instructional Principles


Fulya Zorlu *, Cevat Eker
Curriculum and Instruction Department, Faculty of Education, Bulent Ecevit University, Republic of Turkey

ABSTRACT

It is aimed to investigate "The Education of Little Tree" (a novel book) in relation with instructional principles. By taking into consideration the principles; "Student Relativity", "Connection to Life", "From the Near to the Far", "From the Known to the Unknown", "Clarity", "From the Concrete to the Abstract", "Economy", "Learning by Doing and Experiencing", and "Integrity" wholeness, the checklist was prepared and the convenience of the chosen book was analyzed. In this study, of the qualitative research methods, document review method was used. Content analysis method, one of the qualitative methods, was used within the study. Results show that instructional principles are taken into account in the novel book and it is in accordance with the instructional principles, especially the ones; "Student Relativity", "Connection to Life", "Clarity", "From the Concrete to the Abstract", "From the Known to the Unknown" and "Learning by Doing and Experiencing". Furthermore, it is remarkable that the information given to the boy was taken in a concrete way.

KEYWORDS
Teaching, The Education of Little Tree, Instructional Principles

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Fulya Zorlu , Cevat Eker . "The Investigation of the Book "The Education of Little Tree" within Context of Instructional Principles." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.11 (2016) 2516 - 2522. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041104.