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ERIC Number: ED537839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
The Twenty Statement Test in Teacher Development
Aypay, Ahmet; Aypay, Ayse
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry v2 n4 p95-106 Oct 2011
The purpose of this study is to describe teacher characteristics using Twenty Statements Test (TST). Study group includes a total of thirty-five individuals, including teachers, guidance counselors and research assistants. The study used a qualitative approach on teacher identity. TST is one of the qualitative methods that were used to determine individual self-conceptualization. Study group were requested to write twenty statements that describe themselves responding to the question "Who am I?" in a free format. The findings indicated that teachers were overwhelmingly in group c (reflective). No differences were found in terms of gender and profession. Only few significant differences have been found based on marital status. The utility of TST in teacher training and development was discussed. (Contains 7 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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