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Original article | TAY Journal 2022, Vol. 6(2) 122-145

The Effect of Creative Dance on Spatial Thinking, Mental Rotation


pp. 122 - 145   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.01   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2022.006

Published online: December 30, 2022  |   Number of Views: 94  |  Number of Download: 252


In this study, it was aimed to examine the effect of creative dance on spatial thinking of secondary school students. The research was designed in accordance with mixed methods research, and quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques were used together. The sample of the research consisted of students attending the 7th grade of a private school in the city center of Çanakkale in the 2018-2019 academic year. One of the five classes in the school was chosen as the experimental group and the other as the control group, using the simple random sampling technique. Before and after the application, the MRTA Rotation Test and group interviews with the students were made to the study group. The instructional design was prepared with an interdisciplinary approach. The application lasted for 6 weeks, 4 hours a week. According to the analysis of the data, while the scores of the students were similar at the beginning of the experiment, there was a significant increase in the spatial skills of the experimental group at the end of the experiment.

Keywords: Creative dance, spatial thinking, puberty

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
KOYUNCU, B. (2022). The Effect of Creative Dance on Spatial Thinking, Mental Rotation . TAY Journal, 6(2), 122-145. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.01

KOYUNCU, B. (2022). The Effect of Creative Dance on Spatial Thinking, Mental Rotation . TAY Journal, 6(2), pp. 122-145.

Chicago 16th edition
KOYUNCU, Bengisu (2022). "The Effect of Creative Dance on Spatial Thinking, Mental Rotation ". TAY Journal 6 (2):122-145. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.01.

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