The Social Sciences

Year: 2014
Volume: 9
Issue: 6
Page No. 413 - 417

A Study on the Creativity Levels of Vocational College Students with Respect to Several Variables (The Turkish Case)

Authors : Aygen Cakmak

Abstract: The study aims to examine, the creativity levels of students attending various programs of study at vocational colleges and explore whether program of study and gender create a difference in students creativity scores over time. Participants were a total of 138 students attending Kirikkale University Keskin Vocational College’s Child Development, Textile Technologies, Accounting and Taxation, Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising, Electricity and Local Authorities Programs. Data about the students were collected by a general information form that the researcher designed and students creativity was assessed by the Torrance test of Creative Thinking Figural Form A. Using the pretest/posttest no control group design, the study used 2 way analysis of variance and independent groups t-test to analyze the data. The results showed that students posttest creativity mean scores were higher than their pretest creativity mean scores; there is a meaningful difference between girls and boys pretest/posttest total creativity scores and the pretest/posttest program of study interaction creates a meaningful difference in the scores obtained in the fluency, originality, abstractness of titles and elaboration dimensions of creativity, as well as total creativity scores.

How to cite this article:

Aygen Cakmak , 2014. A Study on the Creativity Levels of Vocational College Students with Respect to Several Variables (The Turkish Case). The Social Sciences, 9: 413-417.

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