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ERIC Number: EJ1057856
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISSN: ISSN-1307-9298
Achievement Motivation of Primary Mathematics Education Teacher Candidates According to Their Cognitive Styles and Motivation Styles
Yaman, Hakan; Dündar, Sefa; Ayvaz, Ülkü
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, v7 n2 p125-142 Mar 2015
The aim of this study is to reveal whether there is relation between achievement motivations of teacher candidates according to their cognitive styles and motivation styles or not. This study was designed as a quantitative study due to collecting quantitative data and running statistical analyses. Both comparative and correlational survey methods were used because of the fact that it was aimed to determine cognitive styles, motivation styles and achievement motivation of the teacher candidates and to investigate the relationship between these variables. Findings revealed that achievement motivations of the teacher candidates did not differ significantly in terms of gender and cognitive styles. However, it was found that achievement motivations of the teacher candidates differed significantly in terms of their grade levels and motivation styles.
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. T&K Akademic Rosendalsvein 45, Oslo 1166, Norway. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Group Embedded Figures Test