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ERIC Number: EJ1175587
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2324-805X
Teachers' Personal Characteristics and Metaphorical Perceptions to Multicultural Education
Eskici, Menekse; Çayak, Semih
Journal of Education and Training Studies, v6 n3a p98-108 Mar 2018
The aim of this paper is to investigate teachers' personal characteristics and metaphorical perceptions to multicultural education. In this paper both quantitative and qualitative data were collected. "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire" was applied to the teachers (72 females, 47 males) working at Kirklareli in the 2016-2017 academic year to collect the quantitative data. The qualitative data of this research were collected by a space filled question (multiculturalism is similar to...; because...). The results show that teachers have high scores of "Multicultural Personality Questionnaire". The metaphorical images that teachers produce for the concept of multiculturalism are examined in terms of frequency. The results listed as rainbow, ashura, mosaic, rug, greenery, spice, garden, crayons, treasure, cake, music, forest, salad, table and meal. Also reasons for analogy of the metaphors that teachers use about the concept of multiculturalism arranged as; the union of differences (n = 81), which benefit (n = 22), value-added (n = 8), the parser (n = 3) and unknown (n = 2).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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