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ERIC Number: EJ981816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Knowledge Level of Pre-Service Teachers in the Faculty of Education about Student Rights
Topsakal, Cem
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v12 n2 p766-771 Spr 2012
As regards this study, it was aimed to determine the knowledge level of pre-service teachers in YYU faculty of education about student rights. The population of the study consisted of 3538 undergraduates in 2010-2011 academic year of YYU. By stratified and multi-phase sampling, 538 students from all departments and grades were randomly selected. As a data collection tool, "Student Rights Knowledge Survey" which was developed by the researcher, was used. The data were analysed by using SPSS statistical package. The survey was examined in terms of factorial structure and model appropriateness through exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. As a result, it was found out that the rights' knowledge of prospective teachers studying at faculty of education was over the level. Another finding showed that they were knowledgeable enough about educational rights, registration rights, exemption and seeking justice, average about social rights and course selection. According to another finding, female students were more knowledgeable about seeking justice, educational rights and exemption rights, FAPT students had more knowledge about seeking justice rights than science students, and science students had less knowledge about educational rights than FAPT students and social students. It was also seen that junior students had less knowledge about social rights than senior students; freshman students had less knowledge about registration rights than senior students, and freshman students had also less knowledge about course selection rights than junior and senior students. The current research was ended by results and discussion.
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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