Examination of Picture Story Books in Terms of Language-Cognitive Development Area Indicator and Concepts in Moe 2013 Early Childhood Education Program


This research is conducted for the examination of the compliance of picture story books prepared for early childhood education period children and language-cognitive development area outcomes, indicator and concepts in MOE 2013 Early Childhood Education Program. It is thought that examination and analyzes of picture story books in terms of concepts; language-cognitive development area outcomes and indicators will help how the educators follow a path and add the picture story books into their education programs. For the research, picture story books were chosen from the libraries and publishing houses, located in Ankara, made the first edition in the years of 2012-2013 and designed for 0-8 age group children. 96 picture story books were chosen by random sampling. As a data collection tool, "Outcomes, Indicators and Description Table" and "Concepts of the Month Education Plan Availability Charts” has been used that were located in MOE 2013 Early Childhood Education Program. Every picture story books was examined by the researchers one by one and analyzed with SPSS 19.0 Package-Program and Microsoft Excel Working Sheet. In the research, percentage and frequency analyze were done. Scoring reliability of researchers was calculated 0,88. Research results show that 12% of 96 picture story books contain concepts. When the cognitive area outcomes and indicators are examined, there are 22 outcomes related to this area and 21% of the books include these outcomes. Also, when the language area outcomes and indicators are examined, there are 12 outcomes related to this area and 32% of books include these outcomes.

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Mübeccel Gönen, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Dilanur Yazıcı, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Emine Hande Aydos, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Muhammed Öztürk, Aksaray University, Turkey
Sevgi Can Akbaş, Hacettepe University, Turkey

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Conference: ACE2014
Stream: Disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches

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