International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2023, Vol. 18(1) 237-250

Examination of Creativity Levels of Preschool Children

Elçin Yazıcı Arıcı & Hasan Kağan Keskin

pp. 237 - 250   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2023.525.11   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2210-25-0003.R1

Published online: March 08, 2023  |   Number of Views: 198  |  Number of Download: 210


Abstract

The study aims to examine whether the interaction of parents' education and income levels has a significant effect on the creativity scores of preschool children. The research was conducted in a district of Ankara, where parents are thought to vary in terms of income and education level. 123 children studying in independent kindergartens affiliated with the Ministry of National Education participated in the research. “Early Childhood Creativity Scale” was used as a data collection tool in the study. In the study, a 2x3 two-way analysis of variance was preferred because it was aimed to examine the possible effects or interaction effects of categorical independent variables on the continuous dependent variable. Test procedures were run after ANOVA assumptions were checked and it was observed that the assumptions were met. As a result of the research, it was determined that the interaction between parents' education levels and income levels had an effect on their children's creativity. When looking only through the main effects, independent of the interaction effect, it was determined that the level of parental education was influential on the creativity scores of the children, but the income level alone was not.

Keywords: Creativity, Preschool Children, Education Level, Income Level


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APA 6th edition
Arici, E.Y. & Keskin, H.K. (2023). Examination of Creativity Levels of Preschool Children . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(1), 237-250. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2023.525.11

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Arici, E. and Keskin, H. (2023). Examination of Creativity Levels of Preschool Children . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(1), pp. 237-250.

Chicago 16th edition
Arici, Elcin Yazici and Hasan Kagan Keskin (2023). "Examination of Creativity Levels of Preschool Children ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 18 (1):237-250. doi:10.29329/epasr.2023.525.11.

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