The Study of the Relationship between Writing Tendencies and Socio-Economic Levels of Secondary School Students


The aim of this study is to determine writing tendencies of secondary school students differ significantly according to gender, parents 'education level, parents' profession and family income. The Personal Information Form and “The Writing Tendency Scale” developed by Piazza and Siebert (2008). The data used in thr study were collected from 371 students studying in Ereğli district of Konya. For the purpose of the research, the data were analyzed using SPSS 20.0 data analysis program. According to t test, it was seen that the writing tendency perception score of the students showed significant difference according to gender and when arithmetic means were examine determine the source of difference, it was found that girls’ writing tendency was higher than boys. While writing tendency of the students showed a significant difference according to parents’ education level, parents’ occupation, family income, it did not show any difference according to mother’s education level and father’s occupation. Finally, the relationship between writing tendencies and income level of secondary school students was examined and it was found that passion sub-dimension showed significant differentiation in favor of low-income students.


Keywords


Writing, Writing tendencies, Socio-Economic Level , Writing Tendencies of Secondary School Students

Author : Emine SUR - Emine Sur
Number of pages: 102-111
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/ijlet.40256
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International Journal of Languages Education
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