Effect of Bibliotherapeutic Approach on Problem-Solving Skills of Gifted/Talented Students

Hüseyin TAŞ
2019 Journal of Education and Future  
This study determined the effect of children's literature texts addressed through bibliotherapy method on one of the superior thinking skills, the problem solving skill, of the gifted/talented students. Gifted/talented students show different development characteristics compared to their peers. This requires supporting those students and ensuring their improvement. This study aims to introduce the bibliotherapeutic approach, and to transform the children's literature texts selected taking into
more » ... lected taking into account the characteristics of gifted/talented students into a model, and to identify the effect of this model on the problem-solving skills of gifted/talented students. Among the quantitative research methods, the study used pretest-posttest uncontrolled semi-experimental model -since there was only one analysis group in the study. The study group consists of Science and Arts Center students diagnosed as gifted/talented. Since this research constitutes an experimental study, a study group was identified rather than a study population and sample. A problem-solving skill scale was used to evaluate the problem solving skills of gifted/talented students. The research findings showed that, in conclusion of the application, there occurred an increase in problem-solving skill levels of the gifted/talented children in the study group.
doi:10.30786/jef.475056 fatcat:yldi66tvfrdmfbdvoqjiijl5rq