Year 2021, Volume , Issue 19, Pages 25 - 35 2021-01-25

Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children

5-6 Yaş Çocuklarda Problem Çözme Becerisinin Yordayıcısı Olarak Karar Verme

Serpil PEKDOĞAN [1] , Esra AKGÜL [2]

The objective of this study is to analyze decision-making skills as a predictor of problem-solving abilities in children aged 5-6 years. The sample set was comprised of 124 children ages 5-6 years in pre-schools in the mid Black Sea region in Turkey. Personal information forms, the Problem-Solving Ability Scale, and the Decision-Making Skill Assessment Scale—Children’s Form were used in the study. In the analysis of data obtained from the study, Pearson’s product-moment correlation coefficient was used in order to determine the relationship between variables, and multiple regression analysis was used in order to determine the predictor capacities of independent and dependent variables. According to results of the study, determination, independent decision-making, and feelings in decision-making—the tested categories of decision-making skills—are predictors of problem-solving abilities, hesitation in decision-making has not been acknowledged to be a significant factor in predicting problem-solving abilities. 
Child, problem solving, decision making, social development
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Makaleler

Orcid: 0000-0002-8442-354X
Author: Serpil PEKDOĞAN
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-8155-4181
Author: Esra AKGÜL (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey


Application Date : October 21, 2019
Acceptance Date : October 8, 2020
Publication Date : January 25, 2021

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APA Pekdoğan, S , Akgül, E . (2021). Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children . Journal of Education and Future , (19) , 25-35 . DOI: 10.30786/jef.635246
MLA Pekdoğan, S , Akgül, E . "Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children" . Journal of Education and Future (2021 ): 25-35 <>
Chicago Pekdoğan, S , Akgül, E . "Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children". Journal of Education and Future (2021 ): 25-35
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Vancouver Pekdoğan S , Akgül E . Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children. Journal of Education and Future. 2021; (19): 25-35.
IEEE S. Pekdoğan and E. Akgül , "Decision-making as a Predictor of Problem-solving Skills in 5-6-year-old Children", Journal of Education and Future, no. 19, pp. 25-35, Jan. 2021, doi:10.30786/jef.635246