Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(8), pp. 1288 - 1299
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050802
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Parents' Guidance Resources during the Identification Process for the Gifted and Talented Students at the Şanlıurfa BİLSEM


Arif Belur 1, Nagihan Oğuz-Duran 2,*
1 Lyon Consulate, France
2 Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Sciences, Uludağ University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to investigate the guidance resources for parents whose children participated in the identification procedures for the gifted and talented students (GT), and as a result either did or did not qualified to enroll the Science and Art Center (BİLSEM) in Şanlıurfa, Turkey. With this purpose, a four-part survey developed by the researchers was carried out with a total of 261 parents whose children were qualified to enroll (PQE) or not qualified to enroll (PNQE) the BİLSEM. Socio-demographic findings revealed that both groups of parents of all the students who participated in the identification process had a high level of education; but, the PQE higher income and have fewer children than the PNQE. Results on parents' guidance sources and experiences indicated that the source the PQE received the most support at all stages of the identification procedure was class teachers. A third of the parents were involved in the identification procedures either with little or no information. The vast majority of parents stated that they did not benefit from school counseling. Furthermore, it was found that the rate of parents' benefiting from the provisions of other experts' mental health services were limited. Parents who used the school counseling services or the services of other experts reported that assistance was insufficient.

KEYWORDS
Gifted and Talented, Parents, Guidance Resources, Science and Art Center (BİLSEM)

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Arif Belur , Nagihan Oğuz-Duran , "Parents' Guidance Resources during the Identification Process for the Gifted and Talented Students at the Şanlıurfa BİLSEM," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 1288 - 1299, 2017. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050802.

(b). APA Format:
Arif Belur , Nagihan Oğuz-Duran , (2017). Parents' Guidance Resources during the Identification Process for the Gifted and Talented Students at the Şanlıurfa BİLSEM. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 5(8), 1288 - 1299. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050802.