OBTAINING OF HELPFULNESS VALUE IN THE SECONDARY EDUCATION MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM BY CREATIVE DRAMA ACTIVITIES

Nesrin Özsoy, Yıldız Akkaya, Tuğba Tosun, Merve Umurbek, Murat Güçlü, Fatma Eray

Abstract


“Values Education”, which added to Mathematics Teaching Program at the Turkish Academic Year of 2017-2018, is revised and updated as “Our Values” on January of 2018. “Our Values” based on a grown value system that aims to maintain the existence of societies preserve the unity and togetherness of societies and have the real educational success like every stage of individuals’ life. The Ministry of National Education has determined the base values, which should be gained during the education of Mathematics, as justice, friendship, honesty, patience, respect, love, responsibility, patriotism and helpfulness. The aim of this study is making the students realize their own values and making them gain the helpfulness values by using creative drama activities during the education of Mathematics. In this study, “helpfulness value”, which is under the topic of “Our Values” of Mathematics Teaching Program, was tried to put into practise by creative drama activities. In the study, experimental method which contains pretested and postested control group is used in order to show the behaviour difference between experimental group, which activity based creative drama method was applied, and the control group, which activity based creative drama method was not applied. This study is designed as a controlled experimental study with pretest-posttest. The group of study was consisted 106 students, which studying in 3 different provinces (Aydın, Afyon, Uşak) in the same region. Both experimental and control group was consisted by 53 students. In the study, data were collected from “helpfulness scale” which developed by Demirci (2017). As a result of the study, the helpfulness scale score of experimental group, which activity based creative drama was applied is high but there is no meaningful difference between helpfulness scale scores of experimental group and control group.

 

Article visualizations:

Hit counter

DOI

Keywords


Mathematics teaching, values education, creative drama, helpfulness

Full Text:

PDF

References


Akbaş, O. (2008). An overview of Trends of value education. Values Education Journal, 6 (16), 9-27.

Aladağ S., Akyol, B. (2017). The Views Of School Administrators On The Values Education given in the Schools: A Case Study. International Journal of Eurasian Social Sciences. 8(8), 1258-1274

Bishop, A., FitzSimons, G., Seah, W.T., & Clarkson, P. (1999). Values in mathematics education: making values teaching explicit in the mathematics classroom.

Bishop, A., FitzSimons, G., Seah, W.T., & Clarkson, P. (1999). Values in mathematics education: making values teaching explicit in the mathematics classroom.

Bishop, A.J., Clarkson, P., FitzSimons, G., & Seah, W.T. (2000). Why study values in mathematics teaching: Contextualising the VAMP project. Retrieved January, 24, 2004.

Clarkson, P., Bishop, A. J., FitzSimons, G.E., & Seah, W.T. (2000, July). Challenges and constraints in researching values. In Mathematics education beyond 2000: Proceedings of the twenty-third annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Incorporated held at Fremantle, Western Australia (pp. 5-9).

Demirci, İ. (2017). Investigation of peaceful and happy life with a mixed research in terms of values and character powers (PhD thesis). Marmara University, Institute of Educational Sciences, Istanbul.

Doruk, M. & Kaplan, A. (2012). Examination of the teachers' self-efficacy beliefs about mathematics teaching. International Journal of Social Science, 5 (7), 291-302

Halstead, J.M. (1996). Values and values education in schools. Values in education and education in values, 3-14.

Kohlberg, L. (1981). Essays on moral development: The philosophy of moral development (Vol. 1). San Francisco: Haper & Row.

MoNE (2018). Mathematics Teaching Program.

Özsoy, N. (2003). The use of creative drama method in elementary mathematics lessons. Balıkesir University, Institute of Science and Technology, 112-119.

Özsoy, N. (2017). STEM and creative drama. JKEF, 18 (3), 633-644.

Suharjo, B.(2007). Perbandinganmetodependugaan parameter dalam model anpersamaan structural. Jurnal Matematika IPB, 12(1), 88-101.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2018 Nesrin Özsoy, Yıldız Akkaya, Tuğba Tosun, Merve Umurbek, Murat Güçlü, Fatma Eray

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2015-2018. European Journal of Education Studies (ISSN 2501 - 1111) is a registered trademark of Open Access Publishing Group. All rights reserved.


This journal is a serial publication uniquely identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) serial number certificate issued by Romanian National Library (Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei). All the research works are uniquely identified by a CrossRef DOI digital object identifier supplied by indexing and repository platforms. All authors who send their manuscripts to this journal and whose articles are published on this journal retain full copyright of their articles. All the research works published on this journal are meeting the Open Access Publishing requirements and can be freely accessed, shared, modified, distributed and used in educational, commercial and non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).