Author(s): Mehmet MART Fatma ALISINANOGLU Oguz Serdar KESICIOGLU

The aim of this research is to investigate the preschool teachers’ use of school gardens in Turkey. The reason for this is that outdoor areas are the unique learning and developing environments for children due to yielding children to have developmental and learning opportunities (Bilton, 2010). However, outdoor activities are not enough emphasised in the latest preschool education programme, and such activities are left to teachers’ initiatives (Ministry of National Education, 2013). To this end, the descriptive survey model was used to collect data from 156 preschool teachers from the different regions of Turkey via questionnaire. These collected data was analysed via SPSS 18 for windows. As a result, it was found out that there are some points with regard to using school garden, and there are also some significant factors, which lead teacher not to use school garden more such as lack of materials, types of grounds.


You can send your paper at Online Submission System

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 7760

The Journal of International Social Research received 7760 citations as per Google Scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App