Determining multiple intelligences pre-school children (4-6 age) in learning process

Beceren B. O.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Türkiye, 4 - 08 Şubat 2010, cilt.2, ss.2473-2480 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 2
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.356
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2473-2480


The study investigated the 4-to-6-year-old children's tendency of using intelligence types in learning regarding the Multiple Intelligence Theory and it focused on determining whether children's intelligence types differ according to their parents' educational level and socioeconomic status. A sample of 232 children and their parents participated in the study. The results related with the gender distribution ascertained that both girls and boys predominantly preferred visual-spatial intelligence as their first choice. It was also divulged that there was a statistically significant relationship between children's intelligence types and their parents' education level and their socioeconomic status. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.