Determining the Views of Pre-School Children and Their Parents Regarding Museums: Safranbolu Case

Sehnaz Ceylan, Nida Kilinc


The purpose of this study was to determine preschoolers’ and their families’ perceptions of the museum. Participant of the study included 20 children under the age of 5 studying in preschools and their families in 2014-2015 academic years. A semi-structured interview form developed by researchers based on the conceptual framework was used to gather data. Pre-test and posttest were conducted to determine preschoolers’ perceptions of museum. The interview form was first examined via SPSS 15 Windows Packet and frequencies of families’ perceptions of museum, percentage values and content analysis were conducted to analyze the data. Context analysis was used to find out the perceptions of children about museum. The results of the study shed light on preschoolers’ perceptions of museum.

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International Journal of Education ISSN 1948-5476


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