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ERIC Number: EJ1177009
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2065-1430
Examining the Variables Predicting Attitudes towards Teaching Profession of Preservice Classroom Teachers
Sarikaya, Ismail; Töman, Ufuk; Öztürk, Mesut
Acta Didactica Napocensia, v11 n1 p129-141 2018
This research is conducted to find out whether the attitudes of preservice classroom teachers towards mother tongue, life science, mathematics and science teachings predict their attitudes towards teaching profession or not. Research is conducted in pursuant of relational screening model, which a nonempirical design is belonging to the quantitative research approaches. The sample of the research is comprised of 231 senior class students who are educated in four different state universities on classroom teaching program. Data is collected by using attitude scale towards teaching profession, attitude scale towards Turkish/Turkish language and literature teaching, life science teaching attitude scale, mathematics teaching attitude scale and the attitude scale of science teaching for classroom teachers. By the research it is found out that the attitudes of mother tongue, life science, mathematics and science has a medium-level and meaningful relation with attitudes toward teaching profession. By paying regard to relative importance level, it is concluded that attitudes towards mother tongue, life science, mathematics and science teaching respectively are the significant predictors for attitudes toward teaching profession.
Babes-Bolyai University. Kogainiceanu 1, Cluj-Napoca, 400084 Romania. e-mail: submit_adn@yahoo.com; Web site: http://adn.teaching.ro
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey