Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions Regarding the Environment: Discuss, Draw, and Write Down

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Journal of Computer and Education Research, vol.7, no.14, pp.600-620, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


This study aims to present senior undergraduate students’ perceptionsregarding their desired living environment. Following an electivecourse program, students were asked ‚Could you draw a picture inwhich you would like to live and explain why?‛ The research wasbased on qualitative technique; briefly called in literature discuss,draw, and write down. Participation in this study was voluntary. Thisresearch project was conducted at a university located in the Black Searegion. The data were analyzed based on content analysis techniquewith a theoretical framework. While analyzing drawings, participants’essays were also used. Codes and themes were created after thedrawings were done. Based on findings, it can be said that participantsaccepted the borders between wealthy and relatively poorneighborhoods; preferred to have shopping malls for security andsocializing, and drew quite limited living organisms.