International Journal of Progressive Education
Abbreviation: IJPE | ISSN (Print): 1554-5210 | DOI: 10.29329/ijpe

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(2) 305-318

Friendship Perceptions of Syrian and Turkish Children Attending the Project of Support to Sport Education for Children

Tuğçe Karaşahinoğlu & İbrahim Yıldıran

pp. 305 - 318   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2020.332.19

Published online: April 07, 2021  |   Number of Views: 4  |  Number of Download: 34


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine friendship perceptions of Syrian and Turkish children attending the Project of Support to Sport Education Project that aims to gather Syrian and Turkish children through sport and to encourage communication and understanding the tolerate the differences they may have. The research group consists 108 children aged between 5 and 17. The data were obtained through metaphor and pictures. The data were analyzed by content analysis and chi-square test. As a result it was seen that Turkish children had more negative attitudes than Syrian children did [x² (sd = 1, n = 96) = 4.27, p <.05]. In addition, it was seen that the theme “spending time” included description of what children were doing with their Turkish / Syrian friends. The theme “description of feelings” included children’s feelings about their Turkish / Syrian friends. No significant difference was found between the themes [x² (sd = 1, n = 88) = 2.09, p> .05].

Keywords: Friendship, Perception, Syrian, Child, Sport, Education


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Karasahinoglu, T. & Yildiran, I. (2021). Friendship Perceptions of Syrian and Turkish Children Attending the Project of Support to Sport Education for Children . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(2), 305-318. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2020.332.19

Harvard
Karasahinoglu, T. and Yildiran, I. (2021). Friendship Perceptions of Syrian and Turkish Children Attending the Project of Support to Sport Education for Children . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(2), pp. 305-318.

Chicago 16th edition
Karasahinoglu, Tugce and Ibrahim Yildiran (2021). "Friendship Perceptions of Syrian and Turkish Children Attending the Project of Support to Sport Education for Children ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (2):305-318. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2020.332.19.

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