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ERIC Number: EJ1161610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Teacher Candidates' Metaphorical Perceptions of Older Family Members
Gültekin, Filiz; Aricioglu, Ahu
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v5 n12 p2149-2159 2017
This study was conducted on teacher candidates who had the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, young adults, adults and the elderly. We believed that determining the relationship between teacher candidates and their elders and their perceptions would help to plan classes and events for the elderly target group. For this purpose, the relationship between Physical Education and English Teacher and Psychological Counseling and Guidance senior students in education faculty and sport science faculty and their elders was investigated. Metaphors were examined and 13 different categories were developed based on common properties. When the results were investigated, the relationship were mostly defined as "Restful" (f=11), "Informative" (f=10), and "Cautious" (f=9). Other categories were listed as "Commitment" (f=6), "Reassuring" (f=6), Close (f=5), "Non-developing" (f=4), "Appreciated" (f=4), "Distanced" (f=4), "Mandatory" (f=3), and "Variable" (f=3). The categories with the least frequency were "Conflicting" (f=2) and "Cared" (f=2). According to the findings, it could be stated that teacher candidates had more positive perceptions towards their elders. Findings of the study are discussed below.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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