Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Thesis

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INVESTIGATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS' AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA PRODUCT PREFERENCES AND PRIORITIES FOR CHILDREN'S SCREEN VIEWING
İnan, Rahime; Şahin, Volkan; Department of Early Childhood Education (2021-5)
The current study aims to understand the overall use of children‟s media in early childhood education settings with the underlying questions of how audio-visual media products are being utilized in the early childhood clas...
Outdoor time practices in early childhood education: parent and teacher views
Kandemir, Melike; Sevimli Çelik, Serap; Department of Early Childhood Education (2020-10-9)
This study was conducted with three aims which are exploring early childhood teachers’ and parents’ views regarding the outdoor time and examining teachers’ outdoor time practices. Qualitative approaches were used to dee...
Examination of early childhood educators' perspectives on transdiciplinary approach.
Demirci, Fatma; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Early Childhood Education (2020)
A research study was conducted to investigate the perspective of early childhood educators on transdisciplinary approach. The participants of study were 20 early childhood educators who worked in public kindergartens Bartı...
Parents’ and teachers’ perspectives on preschool teachers’ role about working with families
Ermiş Atasever, Yasemin; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Early Childhood Education (2020)
The aim of this study is to examine social media usage of early childhood educators. A qualitative research is conducted in order to get opinions of early childhood educators on their personal and professional usage of the...
Coparenting and parent involvement in education: the mediating roles of motivational beliefs
Çetin, Mustafa; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education (2020)
This study aimed to examine parent involvement in education in relation to the quality of coparenting relationship between preschoolers’ parents and their motivational beliefs regarding involvement in education. In line wi...
Investigating the views of preschool teachers regarding philosophy with children through PwC experience.
Koyuncu, Emine Deniz; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Early Childhood Education (2020)
The purpose of this evaluative case study was to investigate preschool teachers' views about Philosophy with Children and the use of Philosophy with Children in early childhood education settings, through PwC experience. I...
Investigatingthe views of Montessori preschool teachers on inclusive education in Montessori approach
Ak, İdil Seda; Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The purpose of the study was to investigatethe views of Montessori preschool teachers on inclusive education in Montessori approach. The views of 18 participants wereexamined in thisstudy. All participants ...
Development of a STEM based engineering design curriculum for parental involvement in early childhood education
Ata Aktürk, Aysu; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The purpose of the current study was to design and develop a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) based engineering design curriculum that addresses to preschool children, parents, and preschool teachers (E...
Preschool teachers‟ beliefs and practices related to the processes of field trips
Sevinç, Eda; Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
This study aimed to investigate the preschool teachers‟ beliefs, self-reported and actual practices related to field trip activities in early childhood education. More specifically, the current study examined self-reports ...
The effect of the hypothetical learning trajectories and the contribution of the eye-tracking technology in understanding the young children’s mathematical patterning recognition and generalization
Yılmaz, Nursel.; Şahin, Volkan; Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education (2019)
The primary aim of this study is to evaluate whether patterning instruction based on a hypothetical learning trajectory (HLT) is more efficacious than the same instruction presented in an integrated manner or business as u...
Effects of group theraplay on social skills and problem behaviors of preschoolers in classroom environment
Sancak, Sümeyye; Tantekin Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
Theraplay is a structured and attachment based play therapy method that helps children to improve self-esteem and trust in others. Group Theraplay is an extended version of Theraplay used in group settings that aims to inc...
Investigating the social interactions between parents and young children during digital activities at home
Konca, Ahmet Sami; Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The aim of this study is to investigate how children interact with parents during digital activities. Interaction of children with other individuals is essential for communication, negotiation, and for sharing. Digital tec...
Examining humor in early childhood period from teacher and child aspects
Yılmaz, Betül; Tantekin Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The purpose of the study was to examine humor in early childhood education in terms of children and early childhood teachers. The study sample comprised 22 five-year-old children and 5 early childhood teachers from a publi...
A Content analysis of articles in Turkish early childhood education context
Güvelioğlu, Elif; Tantekin Erden, Feyza; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
This study was contrived to examine articles in the field of early childhood education published in Turkish academic journals. Under the scope of the study, descriptive and methodological characteristics of the articles we...
Preschoolers’ spatial/architectural design skills during constructive play time
Akdemir, Kadriye; Sevimli Çelik, Serap; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
This study aimed to examine to what extend preschoolers use spatial / architectural design skills during constructive play time. An observation form of Spatial – Geometric – Architectural (SPAGAR) by Ness, Farenga and Garo...
Social representations on children’s television programming: a case for nonnative speaking children in Turkey
Özger Arslan, Merve; Şahin, Volkan; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
Theraplay is a structured and attachment based play therapy method that helps children to improve self-esteem and trust in others. Group Theraplay is an extended version of Theraplay used in group settings that aims to inc...
Play in early childhood education: an examination of teacher roles during free playtime
Gülhan, Meryem; Sevimli Çelik, Serap; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The aim of the study was to examine teacher roles during free playtime and the views on play in early childhood classrooms. In the study, qualitative method was used. The sample of the study is six preschool teachers who w...
Turkish early childhood pre-service teachers’ beliefs about free play and teacher roles in free play
Meran, Sevi; Erden, Feyza Tantekin,; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The purpose of this study was to investigate Turkish early childhood pre-service teachers’ beliefs about free play and teacher roles in play as well as the changes, if any, occur in these beliefs after taking teaching prac...
Investigation of social media presence of early childhood educators
Karakaya, Nafia Kübra; Şahin, Volkan; Department of Early Childhood Education (2019)
The aim of this study is to examine social media usage of early childhood educators. A qualitative research is conducted in order to get opinions of early childhood educators on their personal and professional usage of the...
The Role of social media products in parent involvement: from the perspective of parents and teachers on communication
Mumcu, Tuba; Demircan, Hasibe Özlen; Department of Early Childhood Education (2018)
The aim of this study was to examine the use of social media products in parent-teacher communication in the early childhood education period from preschool teachers’ and pre-schoolers parents’ perspectives. More specifica...
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