An Examination of Fifth Grade Students’ Attitudes Towards Social Studies Course in Terms of Severable Variables

Selcuk Ilgaz

Abstract


The aim of this research is to investigate the 5th grade students’ attitude towards social studies course regarding several variables. The population of the study consisted of 4435 fifth grade students studying in public schools in Malatya, Yesilyurt. The sample group consisted of 362 students from 10 schools in the same district. The data used in this study were obtained from the social studies attitude scale and was analyzed with SPSS program. As a result of this research, 5th grade students have a positive attitudes towards social studies lesson and this attitudes are different according to 5th students’ teachers’ gender, type of school, fall semester points, but this attitudes is the same considering 5th grade students’ gender, parents’ level of education and taking social studies course.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v7n4p154

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Journal of Education and Learning   ISSN 1927-5250 (Print)   ISSN 1927-5269 (Online)

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