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ERIC Number: EJ1137982
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar-23
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
A Study on the Views of Preschool Teachers and Teacher Candidates about the Concepts of Learning and Participation
Erkan, Semra; Akyol, Tugçe
Educational Research and Reviews, v12 n6 p373-379 Mar 2017
This study was conducted in order to examine the views of preschool teachers and teacher candidates about the concepts of learning and participation, and to explore how they perceive the relationship between the two. The study group comprised of 10 preschool teachers working at formal preschools located in Afyonkarahisar and affiliated with the Ministry of Education, and 10 teacher candidates who were senior students at Afyon Kocatepe University Education Faculty's Department of Early Childhood Education. Using the qualitative research method of phenomenology, the study collected its data through semi-structured interviews. The data were analyzed by using content analysis under four themes: views about learning, views about participation, views about the relationship between participation and learning, and views about requirements for participation and learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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