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CIU LECTURER’S “VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY STUDIES OF RECOGNIZING AND COMPREHENDING EMOTION TEST” ARTICLE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

Cyprus International University (CIU) Faculty of Education, Head of the Pre-School Teacher Education Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif Unal Bozcan’s “Validity and Reliability Studies of Recognizing and Comprehending Emotion Test” article has been published in “International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications” journal.

 “Validity and Reliability Studies of Recognizing and Comprehending Emotion Test” article was published in the April issue of “International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications” journal

108 children took place in this study sample

 Asst. Prof. Dr  Elif Ünal Bozcan stated that the main purpose of the study is to show the results of  “Validity and Reliability Studies of Recognizing and Comprehending Emotion Test which was held in TRNC and was prepared for  5-6 years old children. Bozcan also emphasized that the sample consist of 108 children, 49 girls and 59 boys.

 Bozcan mentioned that, this study consists of 7 kindergarten students in Nicosia, 1 kindergarten student in Famagusta, 5-6 children from 2 courses that the children continue in the summer and children of all ages in playgrounds. Bozcan highlighted that all the necessary permissions were received from TRNC Ministry of National Education and the families.

Two separate tests were done

 

Elif Unal Bozcan also mentioned the content of the article and said that the study consists of 2 different tests which are Recognizing Emotion” and “Comprehending Emotion”.

Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif Unal Bozcan said “the applications were done in kindergartens, courses and playgrounds within the period of 6 weeks. Applications took place in a quiet and calm environment for 15-20 minutes between only the researcher and the child.

 

This study will provide a significant contribution to test development

Bozcan gave information about the research result and said “on condition that commenting carefully, retrying “Recognizing and Comprehending Emotion Test” in different sample and doing new studies related to the emotions which cannot come together in the factor analysis will provide a significant contribution to test developments in TRNC and Turkey which will be held in this area”.

    Faculty of Education, Head of the Pre-School Teacher Education Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif Unal Bozcan’s article was prepared based on Bozcan’s doctoral thesis in the counselling of CIU Graduate Education - Teaching Research Institute Professor Dr. Müfit Kömleksiz.

 

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