Difficulties of transported education application: A case study
The purpose of this study is to contribute to the improvement of the application by revealing the difficulties of transported education application in a secondary school. In this study, single holistic case design was followed. Data was collected through semi-structured interview and semi-structured observation forms. 11 participants, determined by the maximal variation sampling, were interviewed and 14 weeks of participant observation was made. Data were analyzed by content analysis. Findings revealed that most important difficulties of transported education; for students, coming to school early and without having breakfast, waste of time and sleeplessness; for administrators, heavy workload. For educational programs, most serious difficulty for students is not to participate in out of school activities. Besides, it was determined that of the school-families cooperation was not of the desired quality. It was proposed to develop a new working order for school buses, to carry out an action research aimed at strengthening families' commitment to school, and to conduct multiple case studies in schools to be determined by extreme case sampling.
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