Yıl 2018, Cilt 5, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 443 - 460 2018-09-19

Examining the 4th Grade Students’ Ability to Say “No” in the Framework of Life Studies Curriculum with Many-Facet Rasch Model

Ferat Yılmaz [1] , M. Akif Sözer [2]

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This study aims to reveal whether or not the ability to say “no”, which is tried to be taught to students in the 2005 life studies curriculum, has been gained by children with regards to various situations. The survey model was utilized in the study. The study was conducted with 4th grade students who took the class of life studies in primary school 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades and therefore are expected to have gained the ability to say “no”. In order to collect data, The Ability to Say “No”-Specific Cases Inventory (NSCI) developed by the researchers was employed. In order to be able to evaluate the responses given to the cases in the NSCI, the “NSCI Rubric” was developed. The data obtained from NSCI were analyzed according to the many-facet Rasch analysis using the FACETS packet program. The findings suggest that students may be able to demonstrate the basic ability to say “no” expected of them in response to specific cases; however they will not focus too much on the behavior of making an explanation about the reason why they have said “no”, or, on performing alternative behaviors after saying “no”.

Life studies curriculum, The ability to say “no”, Many-facet Rasch analysis
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Yayımlanma Tarihi September
Dergi Bölümü Makaleler

Orcid: 0000-0002-4947-5416
Yazar: Ferat Yılmaz (Sorumlu Yazar)
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0002-1291-4067
Yazar: M. Akif Sözer
Ülke: Turkey

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APA Yılmaz, F , Sözer, M . (2018). Examining the 4th Grade Students’ Ability to Say “No” in the Framework of Life Studies Curriculum with Many-Facet Rasch Model. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 5 (3), 443-460. DOI: 10.21449/ijate.442399
MLA Yılmaz, F , Sözer, M . "Examining the 4th Grade Students’ Ability to Say “No” in the Framework of Life Studies Curriculum with Many-Facet Rasch Model". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 5 (2018): 443-460 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ijate/issue/37036/442399>
Chicago Yılmaz, F , Sözer, M . "Examining the 4th Grade Students’ Ability to Say “No” in the Framework of Life Studies Curriculum with Many-Facet Rasch Model". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 5 (2018): 443-460
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ISNAD Yılmaz, Ferat , Sözer, M. Akif . "Examining the 4th Grade Students’ Ability to Say “No” in the Framework of Life Studies Curriculum with Many-Facet Rasch Model". International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education 5 / 3 (Eylül 2018): 443-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.21449/ijate.442399