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ERIC Number: ED571507
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-1308-9501
Investigation of Pre-Service Teachers' Communication Skills
Kana, Fatih
Online Submission, The International Journal of Educational Researchers v6 n3 p34-42 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of Turkish language pre-service teachers' communication skills. Descriptive survey model was used in this study. 218 pre-service Turkish language teachers, who are studying at Department of Turkish Language Teaching at a university in the west of Turkey, participated in the study. Criterion sampling method, which is one of the purposeful sampling methods, was used in the choice of the participants of this study. As an instrument for data collection, this study used "Inventory of Communication Skills" finalized by Ersan and Balci (1998) on some pre-service Turkish Language teachers. As the collected data exhibited normal distribution, t-test and one-way variance analysis were used in the study. Pre-service teachers of Turkish Language find themselves adequate in the followings in order; behavioral communication skills, cognitive communication skills and emotional communication skills. The findings of the study suggest that there has been a significant difference between pre-service teachers' communication skills, their gender and their class levels. It was also found in this study that there is no significant difference between communication skills of pre-service teachers and their grade-point averages and the high school that they graduated from.
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