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ERIC Number: ED553152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
Evaluation of the Patriotic Attitudes of the Prospective Teachers According to Various Variables
Tonga, Deniz; Aksoy, Bulent
Online Submission, International Journal of Academic Research v6 n1 p172-178 Jan 2014
This study deals with the investigation of the patriotic attitudes of the prospective teachers seeking the answer of the question "what are the levels of the patriotic attitudes of the prospective teachers?" For this purpose a descriptive survey model of patriotism scale developed by Schatz, Staub and Lavine and adapted to Turkish by Yazici and Yazici was applied to the prospective studying in the various departments of Gazi University, Gazi Faculty of Education. The data was evaluated by SPSS 17.0 statistical soft ware using Mann Whitney U and Kruskal Wallis tests. The final results revealed that the blind patriotic attitudes of the male participants were higher than the females and there were no gender related differences in the constructive patriotic attitudes. Both blind and constructive patriotic attitudes of the prospective teachers who stated to have a nationalist political orientation were observed to be significantly higher compared to the others. The constructive patriotic attitudes of the prospective teachers who had a higher level of interest in internal and external politics were found to be significantly higher but the blind patriotic attitudes did not show a marked difference. The prospective teachers who were following the political and philosophical journals showed a statistically significant difference in constructive patriotic attitudes.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Ankara)