Okul Öncesi Dönem Çocuklarının Pandemi Sürecinde (COVID-19) Davranış Değişiklikleri ve Farkındalık Düzeylerinin Anne Görüşlerine Başvurularak İncelenmesi

2020 Turkish Studies  
The purpose of this research is the investigation of behavioral changes and awareness levels of preschool children in the pandemic process (COVID-19) by referring to mothers' opinions. The research was carried out by using interview technique, which is one of the qualitative research methods. The sample of the study consists of 30 mothers who have 3-6 years old children who receive preschool education selected by the snowball sampling method. Before this study was carried out, Bingöl University
more » ... , Bingöl University Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Committee was consulted and the required ethics committee permission was obtained with the date and number of documents 13/05/2020-E.8499. In the research, "Personal Information Form" created by the researchers and "Interview Form" created by the researchers with the expert opinion were used as data collection tool. As a result of the research, it was detected that children have increased awareness of the disease after the pandemic, children generally know what COVID-19 is, families usually talk with their children after the pandemic, children perceive the virus as dangerous and interpret the virus in different ways. In addition to that the majority of mothers stated that their children did not have emotional and behavioral problems before the pandemic, but after the pandemic process; behaviors such as "anxiety, fear, aggressive / angry / furious behaviors, excessive mobility, sister-jealousy, parent-dependency" appeared in their children and it was also
doi:10.7827/turkishstudies.44338 fatcat:lxvvyyupabdzzot5y7wirbf77i