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ERIC Number: EJ1137712
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
The Relationship between Prospective Teachers' Critical Thinking Dispositions and Their Educational Philosophies
Aybek, Birsel; Aslan, Serkan
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v5 n4 p544-550 2017
The aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between prospective teachers' critical thinking dispositions and their educational philosophies. The research used relational screening model. The study hosts a total of 429 prospective teachers selected by the simple random sampling method. Research data has been collected through Critical Thinking Disposition Scale and Philosophy Preference Assessment Scale. The research's analysis utilized pearson product moment correlation and multiple linear regression analysis. The current study found that there is a positive significant relationship between the scores of prospective teachers' critical thinking dispositions and those of contemporary educational philosophy dimension of the philosophy preference assessment scale; in traditional educational philosophy dimension, there is a positive but insignificant relationship between the scores; moreover, the relationship between the dimensions of critical thinking disposition scale such as cognitive maturity, engagement and innovation and their contemporary educational philosophies have been found to be significant. These three dimensions explain 14% of the educational philosophies and there is not a significant correlation with the traditional educational philosophies.
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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
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory
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