The effect of elective courses on candidate teachers' level of social skills


3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), İstanbul, Turkey, 3 - 07 February 2011, vol.15, pp.3451-3455 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 15
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.317
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.3451-3455
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


This research has been conducted for students in order to gain a complementary method, technique or skills, enrich the world view, carry out social service practice, help the participation in cultural and artistic activities, and sport and health activities, develop the environmental sensibility and research the effects of elective courses which are given to develop communication skills on social skills. Social Skills Inventory has been used in the research as medium of data collection. In this study it has been determined that social skills levels of candidate teachers taking an elective course like sports are higher than that of taking an elective course like education. (c) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.