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Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2017, Vol. 8(1) 12-18

Analysing of High School Students' Problem Solving Skills

Hakan Karatas, Mehtap Bademcioglu & Suleyman Celik

pp. 12 - 18   |  Manu. Number: ijers.2017.002

Published online: October 04, 2017  |   Number of Views: 108  |  Number of Download: 188


Abstract

Individuals should possess problem solving skills to reach the desired aims in their life. Because of this, this skill is believed as a critical item of education. The purpose of the present study was to examine if there is a meaningful relationship between the high school students’ problem solving skills according to their gender, the types of high school, departments, and classes. This study was conducted during 2016-2017 academic year with the participation of 181 female and 193 male students studying at Zubeyde Hanim Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School and Gazi Industrial Vocational High School. The information about the ability to study was gathered through a questionnaire developed by Heppner and Peterson (1982) and adapted in Turkish by Sahin, Sahin and Heppner (1993). Data were analysed using One-Way ANOVA, t-test, and the Scheffe’s test. According to ANOVA results, it was seen that the department differentiation influenced their problem solving skills, while class differentiation did not have any effect on their problem solving skills. Also, T-test results indicated that their high schools and gender are significant variables on students’ problem solving skills. 

Keywords: Problem Solving Skills, High School Students


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Karatas, H., Bademcioglu, M. & , S.C. (2017). Analysing of High School Students' Problem Solving Skills. International Journal of Educational Researchers , 8(1), 12-18.

Harvard
Karatas, H., Bademcioglu, M. and , S. (2017). Analysing of High School Students' Problem Solving Skills. International Journal of Educational Researchers , 8(1), pp. 12-18.

Chicago 16th edition
Karatas, Hakan, Mehtap Bademcioglu and Suleyman Celik (2017). "Analysing of High School Students' Problem Solving Skills". International Journal of Educational Researchers 8 (1):12-18.

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