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ERIC Number: EJ1126051
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
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Prospective Teachers' Personal Characteristics to Multicultural Education
Eskici, Menekse
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n12A p102-111 2016
The aim of this paper is to determine prospective teachers' personal characteristics to multicultural education. It is also aimed to reveal whether there are meaningful differences in prospective teachers' personal characteristics to multicultural education according to their genders, age and number of siblings. The descriptive model was chosen to analyze in this paper. Likewise quantitative data was collected. The participants of the paper are 308 (220 female and 88 male) prospective teachers studying at Kirklareli University pedagogical formation certificate training program in the 2015-2016 academic year. The data collected by using the Turkish version of "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire". The data of this research were analyzed by SPSS 17. During the analysis of data arithmetic mean, standard deviation, t-test, the analysis of one way variance (ANOVA) and LSD test were used. According to these results prospective teachers' scores of "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire" has been found to be high. "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire" sub-dimensions were examined. Prospective teachers' multicultural personality has been highest in "cultural empathy" sub-dimensions and prospective teachers' multicultural personality has been lowest in "flexibility" sub-dimensions. Meaningful differences were found in favor of female prospective teachers toward "cultural empathy" and "emotional balance" sub-dimensions of the questionnaire. Meaningful differences was found in "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire" according to prospective teachers' ages but no meaningful differences was found in "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire" according to prospective teachers' number of siblings.
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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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