Improving an attitude scale of parents concerning music education in elementary schools and analyzing attitudes according to the different variables Ilköǧretim okullarındaki müzik eǧitimine i̇lişkin anne-baba tutumları ölçeǧinin geliştirilmesi ve tutumların çeşitli deǧişkenlere göre i̇ncelenmesi


Elementary Education Online, vol.12, no.2, pp.308-319, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: Elementary Education Online
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-319
  • Keywords: Attitude scale, Elementary education, Music education, Parents
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


There are two main objectives of this resarch: The first is to develop an attitude scale measuring the attitude of parents regarding music education in elementary schools. And the second is to search the attirudes of parents whose children attend elementary schools, in terms of different variables (sex, educational level, music listening frequency, having an instrument in residence, being able to play any instrument). 172 parents whoso children attend 3 elementary schools in the city center of Samsun in the 2010-2011 spring semester participated in the research. An attitude scale including 34 items and an individual information form have been used to collect the data. This is a single dimension scale and reliabilitiy calculated with Cronbah Alfa reliability coefficient is 0,97. Regarding the second purpose of this resarch, a meaningful difference was detected in parental attitudes in terms of their educational level, music listening frequency, presence of a musical instrument in residence, and being able to play an instrument.