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ERIC Number: EJ1016934
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar-23
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Competencies in Teacher Education: Preservice Teachers' Perceptions about Competencies and Their Attitudes
Koksal, Necla
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n6 p270-276 Mar 2013
This study aims to identify the general teaching competency levels and professional attitudes of preservice teachers who are to graduate from four-year education faculties. It was conducted with a total of 379 senior-year students who were attending Pamukkale University Education Faculty during the spring term of the 2008 to 2009 academic year. The dependent variables of the study were general teaching profession competencies and professional attitude levels, while the independent variables were gender, type of high school attended, department of study and academic success. Data were collected by using the "general teaching competencies self-assessment form" and the "scale for attitudes towards the teaching profession". The results showed a positive and meaningful relationship between general teaching competency perceptions and attitudes towards the profession.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey