Year 2017, Volume 5 , Issue 3, Pages 1 - 14 2017-08-01

Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills

F. Melike UÇAR [1] , Murat Berat UÇAR [2] , Merve ÇALIŞKAN [3]


The aim of this study is to examine the level gifted students’ problem-solving skills in terms of their gender and grade level. A total of 68 fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh grade gifted students enrolled in a Science and Art Center participated to the study. In this quantitative survey study, Problem-solving Inventory for Children developed by Serin, Bulut Serin, and Saygılı (2010) was used to collect data from the participants. This instrument consists of three dimensions, which are namely confidence to problem-solving skills, self-control, and avoidance. In order to determine the level of problem-solving skills, an independent-sample t-test and one-way ANOVA were utilized. The results indicated that the level of gifted students’ problem-solving skills was not high. Moreover, while gender did not play role in their problem-solving skills, some grade levels of the participants were significantly superior to other levels regarding to problem-solving skills. In general, it was seen that problem-solving skills of gifted students gets lower as their grade level increases. Based on the findings, some implications were recommended.

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Primary Language en
Journal Section Gifted Education
Authors

Author: F. Melike UÇAR (Primary Author)
Institution: HASAN KALYONCU ÜNİVERSİTESİ, EĞİTİM FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Murat Berat UÇAR
Institution: KİLİS 7 ARALIK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MUALLİM RIFAT EĞİTİM FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Merve ÇALIŞKAN
Institution: HASAN KALYONCU ÜNİVERSİTESİ, EĞİTİM FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : August 1, 2017

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APA Uçar, F , Uçar, M , Çalışkan, M . (2017). Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 5 (3) , 1-14 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/37365/432137
MLA Uçar, F , Uçar, M , Çalışkan, M . "Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 5 (2017 ): 1-14 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/37365/432137>
Chicago Uçar, F , Uçar, M , Çalışkan, M . "Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 5 (2017 ): 1-14
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ISNAD Uçar, F. Melike , Uçar, Murat Berat , Çalışkan, Merve . "Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 5 / 3 (August 2017): 1-14 .
AMA Uçar F , Uçar M , Çalışkan M . Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills. JEGYS. 2017; 5(3): 1-14.
Vancouver Uçar F , Uçar M , Çalışkan M . Investigation of Gifted Students' Problem-Solving Skills. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2017; 5(3): 14-1.