Investigation of Superior Talent Students' Peer Relations Within the Teachers' Views

Author : Özgür SİREM -Mehmet Sena ATAŞ
Number of pages : 3256-3273


In this study, it was aimed to examine peer relations of gifted students according to teachers' opinions. In the research, it was determined that gifted students had peer relationships and what kind of problems they had in social relations according to the opinions of teachers. Case study method, one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the research. In the research using the criterion sampling approach, which is one of the purposeful sampling methods, 8 teachers, 2 of whom were women and 6 were men, were educated in a Science and Art Center in the Eastern Anatolia Region in the 2019-2020 academic year. In the research, semi-structured interview questions were used as data collection tools. Content analysis was used in the analysis of the data obtained in the research. According to the data obtained from the opinions of the teachers in the research, in the peer relationships of gifted students; In the social relations, where the ambition of winning, adherence to the rules, the desire to be understood, common interest, insistence, pampering, belonging and expectation pressure; It was found that there was jealousy, leadership, self-centeredness and the desire to be the best. In addition, it was found in the research that gifted students make gender discrimination and female students are better than male students in social relations. According to the results obtained in the research, it was seen that gifted students wanted to be understood, they could establish a better peer relationship with other students with common interests, and had problems in social relations.


Gifted students, peer relationship, Science and art center

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