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Relationship between attitudes to reading and time allotted to writing

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dc.contributor.author Akkaya, N
dc.contributor.author Kirmizi, FS
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-19T13:38:40Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-19T13:38:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.issn 1877-0428
dc.identifier.issn J9 PROCD SOC BEHV
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/20231
dc.description.abstract Problem Statement: Writing is the expression of emotions, thoughts, wishes and plans in written form. Writing requires skill rather than knowledge. Skilful writing a process that necessitates hard work, reading, writing through drawing conclusions from reading texts, and years of practice. Development of the writing skill is possible through continuous and planned practice. This work should not be limited to the work done with the teacher or the Turkish language lessons. Writing essays, stories, anecdotes, poems etc. outside school work will help students to master their writing skills. For students to effectively express themselves in writing, they need to allocate time to writing every day.
dc.description.abstract Aim of the Study: The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between attitudes to writing and time spent writing among 4th and 5th year primary education students.
dc.description.abstract Method of the Study: Descriptive method was used in the study to identify trends in the situation. The study was conducted on 4th and 5th year students at primary education and the relationship between attitudes to writing and daily time spent writing was examined.
dc.description.abstract Sampling: The study was conducted on 402 (208 girls, 194 boys) students in 4th and 5th years attending 7 primary education schools in zmir/Buca. 51.7% of the participants were female and 48.3% were male. Stratified sampling method was used for determining the sample.
dc.description.abstract Data Collection Instrument: To determine students' attitudes to writing, an "Attitudes to Writing Scale" (AWS) was used. Information about the daily time that participants spend writing (stated in minutes as a unit of time) was obtained through the personal information form included in the scale. The daily writing work denotes the writing activities that students undertake outside school work in their free time.
dc.description.abstract Data Analysis and Interpretation: As a result of the analyses, attitudes to writing were found to be a significant predictor of time allotted to writing (R-2=0.30, p=0.00). According to the result obtained, it can be stated that there is a positive significant relationship at a medium between attitudes to writing and time allotted to writing. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.language.iso English
dc.publisher ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.761
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Attitudes to writing; time spent writing; relationship; primary
dc.subject education
dc.title Relationship between attitudes to reading and time allotted to writing
dc.title in primary education
dc.type Proceedings Paper
dc.relation.journal INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN EDUCATION
dc.identifier.volume 2
dc.identifier.issue 2
dc.identifier.startpage 4742
dc.identifier.endpage 4746
dc.identifier.index WOS


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