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ERIC Number: EJ1017446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep-23
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Opinions of the Teacher Candidates Who Attended the Pedagogical Formation Certificate Programme for the Professional Competency of Instructors
Sahin, Mehmet
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n18 p1663-1683 Sep 2013
The main purpose of this study was to determine the opinions of the teacher candidates who attend the pedagogical formation certificate programme for the professional competency of instructors. The method of the research is a descriptive survey based on scanning. The study group included the teacher candidates who attend the pedagogical formation certificate programme organized in Cankiri Karatekin University. In order to collect the data of the research, "Scale of Professional Competency of Instructors (OEMYO)" was developed. The professional competencies were classified into 5 main sections and in each section, totally 50 behaviours are determined. For five sub-sections of OEMYO, validity study was done separately with factor analysis. The construct validity of each professional competency is determined by descriptive factor analysis. Research data were analysed by applying t-test, Kruskal Wallis-H test and Mann Whitney U test as well as descriptive statistics. In this research, it was determined that the instructors constantly perform the professional competencies during study period. There was no significant difference in the views of teacher candidates related to developing professional competence of instructors according to their education levels and when they graduated. On the other hand, there were significant differences in certain professional competencies according to the gender of the teacher candidates and the departments they graduated from. (Contains 10 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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