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ERIC Number: ED543599
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
Teachers' Mental/Metaphorical Perceptions to Education Inspector
Akan, Durdagi; Yalcin, Sinan; Yildirim, Isa
Online Submission, Mevlana International Journal of Education (MIJE) v3 n1 p58-67 Apr 2013
In this work, teachers' perceptions about the concept of education supervisor are desired to be determined through metaphors. The field of work of research is formed with 92 primary school teachers working in Erzincan. The inputs of research were obtained with semi-structured interview form on method of qualitative research. According to findings of work, teachers produced 29 metaphors about the concept of education supervisor. Metaphors produced were classified as living-nonliving existences, negative-positive and themes. Teachers produced metaphors within the contexts of assignment theme about the concept of education supervisor. According to metaphors produced by teachers, teachers explained the concept of education supervisor with respectively general, computer, soldier, pen. While teachers were producing 19 metaphors by using negative comparisons for mostly the concept of education supervisor, they produced 10 metaphors with positive comparisons. Hence,it is said that teachers have negative thoughts about the concept of supervision depending on education supervisor. (Contains 8 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey