Current Trends in Primary School Education: Studies Published in the Journals of Faculties of Educational Sciences Carried Out in the Field of Primary-School

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Anılan H., Anagün Ş. S., Anılan B., Atalay N., Kilic Z.

PEGEM EGITIM VE OGRETIM DERGISI, vol.8, no.3, pp.503-530, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.14527/pegegog.2018.020
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-530
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study is to examine the trends of studies about primary-school teaching published in the journals of faculties of educational sciences. Within the scope of this general purpose, answers were sought for the questions below: What is the distribution of the studies published in journals of faculties of educational sciences in terms of; the subject of the study, the population and the study group, data collection tools and data analysis techniques. The criteria determined for this study are that the articles should be published in the journals of the faculties of educational studies accepted to the ULAKBIM database between 2010 and 2016 and should be open-access and related to primary-school teaching. When these criteria were considered, a total of 21 journals and 311 articles published between 2010 and 2016 were accessed. Document analysis method was utilized for collecting the data. Descriptive analysis technique was used to analyze the collected data. It has been observed that the most dealt subject in the articles are evaluation, thinking abilities, self-efficacy, first-reading and writing, and affective traits.