An Investiagation of Teacher's View of Homework Partnership


Ilgar S. , Ilgar L.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.3225-3229 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.041
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.3225-3229

Abstract

Homework is an important part of teaching and learning process in which teachers very often use it in the teaching process. During teaching process, homework is essential for teachers to enhance students' achievement and to establish a strong parent-child relationship. The aim of the present study is to investigate primary school teachers' view of homework and homework partnership in public primary schools in Istanbul. In this respect, the relationship between teachers' views of homework; and their year of experience, age, gender, their view of their relation with students and the time their students spend for homework were investigated. The universe of research consisted of teachers whose work in public primary schools in Istanbul. In the present study, a personal information sheet and a questionnaire developed by the researcher-Homework Partnership Questionnaire (EOOA) were used. The personal information sheet included information about teachers' subject-area, age, gender, marital status, their view of their relation with students, approximately how much time their students spend for homework and number of children they have.