Evaluation of aesthetic listening skills of pre-school children
Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers,
2019, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages -
AbstractIt is a widely-known reality that a child who has aesthetic listening skills becomes more successful when the �Sknowledge-gathering⬝ phase begins. The objective of this study is to explore whether pre-school children have �Saesthetic listening skill⬝ and their success in predicting, summarizing and relating strategies which are �Saesthetic listening strategies⬝. The study was conducted based on qualitative research approach as a result of which holistic single-case pattern, which is a case-study method, was employed. The study group consisted of 30 children at the age of 5 who were enrolled at pre-school classes under TRNC Ministry of National Education, 1 Turkish language educator, 2 Turkish language teachers, 1 Pre-school educator and 2 Pre-school teachers. Observation technique was used in data collection process and the success of children was measured by asking 3 questions. The data obtained from observation and achievement tests were analyzed using content analysis. In conclusion, it can be claimed that the predicting skills of both girls and boys is developed. However, their summarizing and relating skills are weaker. For this reason, different activities which would improve these skills should be included in pre-school education.
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