Perception of Turkish Primary School Students towards Syrian Students: The Role of Educational Activities Integrated with Children’s Books

Keywords: Immigration, Immigration perception, Children’s books, Primary school students, Syrian students

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of educational activities integrated with children’s books on Turkish primary school student’s perceptions of Syrian students. The research participants consisted of 51 Turkish primary school students educated in a primary school in Istanbul. The data in the study were obtained by scale prepared by the researchers. In the analysis of data obtained in the research, statistical techniques were used. According to the research findings, children’s books were influential on students’ immigrant perceptions. Accordingly, it was determined that there is a significant difference in favor of the post-test between the pre and post-test mean scores of the students in the experimental group. The study’s findings indicate that educational activities enriched with children’s books effectively affect primary school students’ perceptions of immigrant children.

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2021-09-01
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Erol, M., Köstekçi, Şüheda, & Erol, A. (2021). Perception of Turkish Primary School Students towards Syrian Students: The Role of Educational Activities Integrated with Children’s Books. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 9(4), 91-101. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v9i4.4070
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