Student attitudes toward a university course on world regional geography
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This research is the first study to be carried out to determine the attitudes of university students toward the course in their curriculum on world regional geography. The study participants were a total of 473 students from the Necatibey School of Education and the School of Science and Literature at Balikesir University in Turkey. A questionnaire of 20 items was used to measure student attitudes toward the World Regional Geography course. Ultimately, male and female students displayed a statistically significant difference in their perspectives on the course. It was found that male students had a more positive outlook compared to their female counterparts. It was also discovered that there were striking differences between student attitudes depending on their academic fields. It was seen in this context that students III,a Social Science Teaching and Geography were again more positive in their attitude compared to other students. Students in Class Teaching, Elementary School Mathematics Teaching and Pre-school Teaching displayed more negative attitudes toward the world regional geography course compared to students in other academic areas.