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ERIC Number: EJ894849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1306-3065
Teaching Motivation of the Students in Secondary Teacher Training Schools in Turkey
Yenilmez, Kursat; Cemrek, Fatih
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, v3 n2 p82-88 Apr 2008
Teaching is a profession that needs specialist knowledge and skill. Because of this, education of teachers is a crucial process. In Turkey, educating teacher candidates begins in the secondary schools in the new system. The aim of this study was to determine the motivational levels and motivational supplies for candidate teachers in the secondary teacher training schools. The population of the study was selected from five secondary teacher training schools in five cities. A total of 509 students were randomly selected as a sampling group. Data were collected by the "Motivation Scale" and analyzed by using ANOVA and t-test. The results of the study indicated that secondary teacher training schools students were most affected by the self-confidence and future anxiety sources. Finally, suggestions were included for motivating teaching in secondary teacher training schools. (Contains 5 tables.)
International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication. Abant Izzet Baysal University, Faculty of Education, 14280 Golkoy-Bolu, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey