A study on learning environments of elementary school students taking social studies course: Bursa sample


2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Turkey, 4 - 08 February 2010, vol.2, pp.1356-1361 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.200
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1356-1361
  • Keywords: Learning environment, student, elementary education
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Schools as educational and instructional institutions are expected to be renowable ones where motivation is increased through establishing relationships between students' interests and needs and subject matters of social studies lessons are derived from daily life and events. Finalizing any learning activity at school by realizing it as aimed and hence having students succeed can be achieved only through establishing an effective and positive learning environment. The aim of the present study is to examine the opinions of the elementary school students taking the Social Studies course on learning environments. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.