Investigation of communication skills perceived by students from instructors

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Hacicaferoglu S.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION OF STUDENTS, vol.26, no.4, pp.173-179, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.15561/20755279.2022.0402
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), CAB Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.173-179
  • Keywords: prelector, student, gender, communication, communication skills, SPORT, SELF
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background and Study Aim. The aim of this research is to examine the communication skills of the students studying at the faculties of sports sciences, as perceived by the instructors.Material and Methods. The study was conducted using general survey model. The sample group of the study is consisted of a total of 714 randomly selected voluntary students, including 423 males and 291 females, who study at Faculty of Sports Sciences. The Communication Skills Evaluation Scale, was used as the data collection tool in the study. In the analysis of the data, t-test and one-way variance analysis and Tukey test analysis were used. Results. According to the variables of the high school they graduated from, the department they studied and the grade level, it was determined that the communication skills they perceived from the instructors were at a moderate level. In addition, it was determined that the perceived communication level of male students studying in the coaching department was higher than that of male students studying in the teaching department.Conclusions. Male and female students of sports sciences in the learning process should have effective communication skills in order to be prepared for their sociality and professional life. The acquisition of this skill largely depends on the efforts of the instructors in their courses and extracurricular activities during the undergraduate period. In this context, the instructors who attend the courses should be competent in their own branches, as well as being able to communicate positively and effectively with male and female students.