OBSERVATION OF BEHAVIORS OF STUDENTS IN INCLUSION TEACHING CLASSROOMS DURING EDUCATIONAL GAMES AIMED FOR INCLUSION

Ahmet ŞİRİNKAN, Sertaç ERCİŞ

Abstract


This research’s goal is to observe behaviors of students in inclusion teaching during educational games aimed for inclusion. 16 students from different disability groups participated in the research. These students consisted of 4 females and 12 males. Their age range was between the ages of 10-17. The research was planned as 3 groups. The groups were categorized as a female group and two male groups. Female students were aged between 12 -15.  Male students’ age range in the first group was between the ages of 10-13. Second male group were aged between 14-17. An observation form was prepared for the research. Inclusion teacher, psychological counseling and guidance teachers and academic members in recreation department were consulted while preparing the observation form.  Observations related to the research were recorded and thus data was obtained. Data was analyzed and interpreted at the end of the research. According to the research data, it was observed that male students aged 14-17 had discussions, fought with each other and they were jealous of each other and wanted to display the same behaviors after first 4 weeks, whereas there was no problem in individual, group, sharing, communication and cooperation behaviors of male students and female students aged 10-13

Keywords: Inclusive teaching, inclusion, educational game, observation form.


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