TITLE

INVESTIGATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS GEOMETRY ACCORDING TO DIFFERENT VARIABLES: SAMPLE OF ORDU CITY

AUTHOR(S)
Aktas, Meral Cansiz; Aktas, Devrim Yaşar
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Dicle University Journal of Ziya Gokalp Education Faculty;Jan2012, Vol. 18, p156
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is to determine high school students' attitudes towards geometry with respect to various variables. The study was conducted by using survey method. In this study "Geometry Attitude Scale" developed by researchers was used. This scale, of which Cronbach a reliability coefficient was calculated as 0,89, was administered to 536 high school students in Ordu. The data was analyzed through calculating standard deviation, mean value as well as independent sample t-test and one way Anova for group comparisons. At the end of the study it was determined that there was a significiant difference according to kind of school and students' branches. On the other hand, there was no significant difference according to gender and grade. It was recommended that future studies should focus on investigating attitudes towards geometry by choosing bigger sample from different cities of Turkey and the effects of new geometry curriculum on the students' attitudes towards geometry.
ACCESSION #
74292071

 

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