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ERIC Number: EJ1089687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 70
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
The Effects of Gender on Attitudes of Preservice Teachers towards the Teaching Profession: A Meta-Analysis Study
Erdamar, Gürcü; Aytaç, Tufan; Türk, Nilay; Arseven, Zeynep
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n2 p445-456 2016
The aim of this study is to define the effects of gender on attitudes of preservice teachers towards the teaching profession in Turkey. It combines the findings of 35 relevant studies comprising a sample of 4,289 male and 6,073 female preservice teachers. A Group Difference model was used to identify fixed and random effects and to facilitate comparison using meta-analysis methods. A significant effect size (d = 0.271) on an insignificant level was identified in favour of the gender attitudes of female preservice teachers. The location of the research, branch, and class level/educational status were also found to have moderating effects on attitudes.
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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