# A Program Evaluation Study Towards Education and Training of Topics Related to the Kemalism in Elementary Schools in Adana Province

Şemseddin Koçak, Oğuz Kutlu, Hüseyin Uçar

**Keywords:** Kemalism, The Program Evaluation, The Politikal Function of Education, The Primary Education

## Abstract

In this study, it was surveyed on our subject to a total of 310 people consisted of primary school inspectors (30), principals/vice principals (52), class teachers (103) and branch teachers (125); Cognitive Domain Achievement Test was administered to (960) students; Attitude Scale on the Affective Domain was administered to 6th and 8th grade students. According to the results obtained from the survey, the percentage degrees (%) of achievement of objectives related to Cognitive Domain; 1) It is 65.8 in primary school; in 69.1 secondary school and the overall average is 67.4. 2) The achievement degree of the goals on affective domain is an average of 4.409 in grade 6; 4.102 in grade 8. 3) In terms of task types (primary school supervisors, administrators, class teachers, branch teachers), success level averages in topics related to the Kemalism were found as % 17.74 very good; 59.03% good;% 19.03 medium and 4.19% inadequate. 4) In terms of task types, the level average of achievement of program objectives of topics related to the Kemalism were found as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 5) In terms of the task type, the level of achievement of expected behavior at topics as related to the Kemalism is indicated as 47.74% "yes"; 6.77% "no"; 44.48% "partially"; 0.32% "I have no idea", and 0.8% were also left this question unanswered. 6) In terms of types of school (elementary, middle school, elementary school, all of them), success level averages in topics related to the Kemalism were found as % 17.74 very good; 59.03% good;% 19.03 medium and 4.19% inadequate. 7) In terms of types of school (elementary, middle school, elementary school, all of them), the average rate of achievement of program objectives of topics as related to the Kemalism was indicated as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 8) In terms of types of school, the average rate of achievement of expected behavior at topics related to the Kemalism is indicated as 47.74 % "yes", 6.77 % "no", 44.84 % "partially", 0.32 % and 0.32 % "I have no idea", and were also left this question unanswered. 9) In terms of settlements of school (village, town, district, all of them), average achievement levels at topics as related to the Kemalism were found as 17.74% great; 53.03% good; 19.03 % medium; 19.4% inadequate. 10) In terms of task types, the level average of achievement of program objectives of topics related to the Kemalism were found as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 11) In terms of settlements of school, the question "Do students get the expected behavior students at topics related to the Kemalism?" was answered as 47.74% yes; 6.77% no; partially 44.84%; 0.32% "I have no idea", 0.32% was unanswered. The purpose of this study is to determine the level of achievement of objectives evaluating activities of education and training of topics related to the Kemalism taught in various courses in primary schools, to provide data/information to researchers in this field, to uncover the problems encountered in achieving the goals and to provide functional suggestions to managers for the solution of problems.In this study, it was surveyed on our subject to a total of 310 people consisted of primary school inspectors (30), principals/vice principals (52), class teachers (103) and branch teachers (125); Cognitive Domain Achievement Test was administered to (960) students; Attitude Scale on the Affective Domain was administered to 6th and 8th grade students. According to the results obtained from the survey, the percentage degrees (%) of achievement of objectives related to Cognitive Domain; 1) It is 65.8 in primary school; in 69.1 secondary school and the overall average is 67.4. 2) The achievement degree of the goals on affective domain is an average of 4.409 in grade 6; 4.102 in grade 8. 3) In terms of task types (primary school supervisors, administrators, class teachers, branch teachers), success level averages in topics related to the Kemalism were found as % 17.74 very good; 59.03% good;% 19.03 medium and 4.19% inadequate. 4) In terms of task types, the level average of achievement of program objectives of topics related to the Kemalism were found as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 5) In terms of the task type, the level of achievement of expected behavior at topics as related to the Kemalism is indicated as 47.74% "yes"; 6.77% "no"; 44.48% "partially"; 0.32% "I have no idea", and 0.8% were also left this question unanswered. 6) In terms of types of school (elementary, middle school, elementary school, all of them), success level averages in topics related to the Kemalism were found as % 17.74 very good; 59.03% good;% 19.03 medium and 4.19% inadequate. 7) In terms of types of school (elementary, middle school, elementary school, all of them), the average rate of achievement of program objectives of topics as related to the Kemalism was indicated as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 8) In terms of types of school, the average rate of achievement of expected behavior at topics related to the Kemalism is indicated as 47.74 % "yes", 6.77 % "no", 44.84 % "partially", 0.32 % and 0.32 % "I have no idea", and were also left this question unanswered. 9) In terms of settlements of school (village, town, district, all of them), average achievement levels at topics as related to the Kemalism were found as 17.74% great; 53.03% good; 19.03 % medium; 19.4% inadequate. 10) In terms of task types, the level average of achievement of program objectives of topics related to the Kemalism were found as 45.16% yes; 8.06% no; partially 46.13%; I have no idea 0.65%. 11) In terms of settlements of school, the question "Do students get the expected behavior students at topics related to the Kemalism?" was answered as 47.74% yes; 6.77% no; partially 44.84%; 0.32% "I have no idea", 0.32% was unanswered. The purpose of this study is to determine the level of achievement of objectives evaluating activities of education and training of topics related to the Kemalism taught in various courses in primary schools, to provide data/information to researchers in this field, to uncover the problems encountered in achieving the goals and to provide functional suggestions to managers for the solution of problems.