Year 2016, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 4 - 17 2016-01-31

Hopelessness Level and Future Expectations of Gifted Students
Üstün zekâlı ortaokul öğrencilerinde umutsuzluk ve gelecek beklentisi

Üzeyir Ogurlu [1]

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The aim of the present study is to explore future hope and expectations among gifted students. Some characteristics of gifted students may affect their view of the future positively, but some of them may have a negative influence. A mixed method was used for this research. Beck Hopelessness Scale and Positive Future Expectations Scale were administered to 65 gifted students. In order to collect the qualitative data, content analysis of these gifted students’ writings about future expectation was used. Results showed that there was no hopelessness among gifted students and that they had high positive future expectations. Also, content analysis of their writings supported quantitative measurements in the study.

Üstün zekâlı öğrencilerin bazı özellikleri gelecek bakışlarını olumlu etkileyebilecekken bazı özellikleri de olumsuz etkileyebilir. Bu araştırmanın amacı, üstün zekâlı öğrencilerin gelecek umutlarını ve beklentilerini ortaya çıkarmaktır. Karma metodun kullanıldığı bu araştırmada ortaokula devam eden 65 (41 erkek, 24 kız) üstün zekâlı öğrenciye Beck Umutsuzluk Ölçeği ve Olumlu Gelecek Beklentisi Ölçeği uygulanmıştır. Ayrıca niteli verileri toplamak için de öğrencilerin gelecek beklentisi ile ilgili yazdıkları kompozisyonların içerik analizi yapılmıştır. Araştırma sonuçları üstün zekâlı öğrenciler arasında umutsuzluğun olmadığını ve üstün zekâlıların olumlu gelecek beklentisine sahip olduklarını göstermiştir. İçerik analiz de araştırmadaki nicel ölçümleri desteklemiştir.

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

Author: Üzeyir Ogurlu

Dates

Publication Date: January 31, 2016

APA Ogurlu, Ü . (2016). Hopelessness Level and Future Expectations of Gifted Students. Turkish Journal of Education, 5 (1), 4-17. DOI: 10.19128/turje.30206