Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(12A), pp. 8 - 12
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051302
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The Effect of the Activities Enhanced Concerning Time Concept on Time Concept Acquisition of Children


Arzu Ergişi Birgül 1,*, Elvan Şahin Zeteroglu 2, Meral Taner Derman 2
1 Uludag University Kindergarten, Turkey
2 Basic Education Department, Faculty of Education, Uludağ University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The aim of this study is to examine the effect of the activities enhanced concerning time concept on time concept acquisition of children. The research is a quantitative study in experimental model with pretest - posttest control group aiming to examine the effect of the activities enhanced concerning time concept on time concept acquisition of children. The study group of the research consists of 60 months old and older children who attend nursery schools within Uludağ University in Nilüfer County in the city centre of Bursa in 2016-2017 education year. 13 children in the experimental group and 16 children in the control group totally 29 children consist the study group of the research. The experimental and the control groups were performed pre-test and post-test. Within the research a pictorial form including 29 questions that were prepared by the researchers, was used as data gathering tool in order to measure the knowledge of the children about time concept. In order to see the difference between the experimental and the control group, Mann Whitney U Test was applied. It was determined that the activities enhanced regarding time concept affected the perception of the children about time concept in a positive way.

KEYWORDS
Child, Time Concept, Teacher, Preschool

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Arzu Ergişi Birgül , Elvan Şahin Zeteroglu , Meral Taner Derman . "The Effect of the Activities Enhanced Concerning Time Concept on Time Concept Acquisition of Children." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.12A (2017) 8 - 12. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051302.