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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(3) 7-22

Evaluation of the Child Book “Melody” by Turkish Preservice Teachers in Terms of Child Rights

Arzu Çevik

pp. 7 - 22   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2021.373.1   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2105-12-0004.R1

Published online: September 20, 2021  |   Number of Views: 31  |  Number of Download: 75


Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to analyse and evaluate a book considering suitability with children's rights. More specifically, it was aimed to answer the research problem of  “To what extend is the book named Melody suitable for child rights according to Turkish pre-service teachers?” in detail. The present quantitative study was designed based on descriptive research model. The sample of the present study was composed 105 sophomore pre-service teachers enrolled in Turkish teacher education program. They were selected based on criterion sampling strategy. The data were collected through “Text Evaluation Scale for Child Rights” developed by Söylemez (2018). The quantitative data were analysed using descriptive statistical techniques such as arithmetic mean, mode, frequency, percentage, and standard deviation. Moreover, normality of the data was tested by skewness-kurtosis coefficient and Komogorov-Simirnov test. The findings were reported based on pre-service teachers’ evaluations of the book related to a child excluded from school activities because of her disability. Based on findings, it was observed that pre-service teachers could evaluate the book with respect to children's rights through a literary book effectively.

Keywords: Child Rights, Descriptive Research, Pre-Service Teachers, Turkish Education


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APA 6th edition
Cevik, A. (2021). Evaluation of the Child Book “Melody” by Turkish Preservice Teachers in Terms of Child Rights . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(3), 7-22. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2021.373.1

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Cevik, A. (2021). Evaluation of the Child Book “Melody” by Turkish Preservice Teachers in Terms of Child Rights . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(3), pp. 7-22.

Chicago 16th edition
Cevik, Arzu (2021). "Evaluation of the Child Book “Melody” by Turkish Preservice Teachers in Terms of Child Rights ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (3):7-22. doi:10.29329/epasr.2021.373.1.

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