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ERIC Number: EJ1094403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Facebook Connection Styles among Physical Education Teacher Candidates
Erdogdu, Murat
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n6 p269-276 Mar 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the Facebook connection styles of physical education (PE) teacher candidates. The participants were composed of 626 (age = 21.21 ± 2.024) physical education teacher candidates from the departments of Physical Education and Sports. They teach in five different universities. It was done in 2014-2015 academic year. Research data were collected using Facebook Connection Styles Scale (FCSS). The mean scores obtained from the subscales and the total scale indicated that PE teacher candidates achieved the highest mean score on the subscale of "initiating". It was also discovered that Facebook connection styles of PE teacher candidates differed in terms of gender, frequency of connection, the number of people in the friend list and whether the people in the friend list exist in the social circle.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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