Year 2015, Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 30 - 44 2015-10-31

Science, Art and Sports School at Sinop Children’s University: Its Effects on Children’s Perceptions
Öğrencilerde Bıraktığı Etkilerle Sinop Çocuk Üniversitesi’nde Bilim, Sanat ve Spor Okulu

Hüseyin Eş [1] , Nurhan Öztürk Geren [2] , Esra Bozkurt Altan [3]

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The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the children’s perceptions about the Entertaining Science, Art and Sports School at Sinop Children’s University, which is a project including various science, art and sports activities carried out at Children’s University of Sinop University.  All the processes of the study from data collection to data analysis were conducted through qualitative research paradigm. The data of the study were collected by means of poster and interview techniques. The study group consists of 50 students finishing 5th grade in 2012-2013 school year and participating in the above-mentioned project. During the project lasting for 5 days, 23 different science, art and sports activities were performed; yet, most of the activities were science activities. At the end of the fifth day, the students were asked to prepare a poster by reflecting on the experiences they had during the activities of the project and then the students were asked what they wanted to depict in their posters through semi-structured interviews. The study concluded that the students liked all the activities conducted during the project but they liked most the activities in which they actively participated.

Bu araştırmada, Sinop Üniversitesi Çocuk Üniversitesi’nde gerçekleştirilen çeşitli bilim, sanat ve spor etkinliklerini içeren bir proje olan Sinop Çocuk Üniversitesi’nde Eğlenceli Bilim, Sanat ve Spor Okulu’nu öğrenci görüşleriyle değerlendirmek amaçlanmıştır. Araştırmanın veri toplamadan veri analizine tüm süreci nitel araştırma paradigması ile yürütülmüştür. Araştırmanın çalışma grubunu söz konusu projeye katılan ve 2012-2013 eğitim-öğretim yılında 5. sınıfı bitirerek 6. sınıfa geçmiş olan 50 öğrenci oluşturmaktadır. Araştırmanın verileri poster ve görüşme tekniği kullanarak toplanmıştır. Beş gün süren projede süreç boyunca ağırlıklı olarak bilim olmak üzere toplam 23 farklı, bilim, sanat ve spor etkinliği gerçekleştirilmiştir. Beşinci günün sonunda öğrencilerden projede gerçekleştirdikleri etkinlikleri düşünerek beş günlük süreci yanıştan poster hazırlamaları istenmiş, ardından öğrencilere posterlerinde neleri anlatmak istedikleri yarı yapılandırılmış görüşmeler ile sorulmuştur. Posterlere ilişkin veriler betimsel analiz ile öğrenciler ile yapılan yarı-yapılandırılmış görüşmeler ise içerik analizi ile çözümlenmiştir. Araştırmada öğrencilerin proje süresince tüm etkinlikleri sevdikleri ancak en çok etkilendikleri etkinliklerin kendilerinin aktif olarak yer aldıkları etkinlikler olduğu belirlenmiştir. Ayrıca, öğrencilerin süreçte eğlenerek ve yaparken öğrendiklerine, sanat ve spor etkinliklerinin de süreçte yer almasını olumlu bulduklarına vurgu yaptıkları tespit edilmiştir.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Author: Hüseyin Eş

Author: Nurhan Öztürk Geren

Author: Esra Bozkurt Altan

Dates

Publication Date: October 31, 2015

APA Eş, H , Öztürk Geren, N , Bozkurt Altan, E . (2015). Science, Art and Sports School at Sinop Children’s University: Its Effects on Children’s Perceptions. Turkish Journal of Education, 4 (4), 30-44. DOI: 10.19128/turje.181157