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DOI: 10.5593/sgem2011/s23.111

THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENT’S CREATIVITY AND STUDENT’S PERFORMANCE

AUTHOR/S: S. HUNERLI
Monday 1 August 2011 by Libadmin2011

11th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM2011, www.sgem.org, SGEM2011 Conference Proceedings/ ISSN 1314-2704, June 20-25, 2011, Vol. 3, 1291-1294 pp

ABSTRACT

The aim of this paper is to discuss the correlation between students’ creativity and
students’ performance at vocational studies. The research seeks to define educational
performance by considering multidimensional nature of creativity.

This research aimed at exploring the relationship between self-esteem and academic
performance by using creativity inventory. To this end, a research has been conducted
on the students of vocational studies (n=312) in Istanbul. According to the results, a
weak relationship (r<0,42) was revealed between creativity and academic performance.

Keywords: Performance, anger, education, aggression