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ERIC Number: EJ987843
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
The Relationship between Personal Values and Attitude towards Teaching Profession
Bektas, Fatih; Nalcaci, Ahmet
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v12 n2 p1244-1248 Spr 2012
This study aimed to determine to what extent the personal values of class teacher candidates predict their attitude towards teaching. The universe of the research is teacher candidates from the Kazim Karabekir Faculty of Education, Ankara University in the 2010-2011 academic year. 305 teacher candidates from 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year class were determined by the criterion sampling method constitute the sample of the research. A Personal Values Inventory and an Attitude Scale towards the Teaching Profession were the data collection instruments. For the analysis of data, frequency, arithmetic mean, standard deviation, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis and Multiple Linear Regression Analysis were used. According to the data obtained, the personal values of the teacher candidates were found to predict their attitudes towards teaching profession in the proportion of 22%. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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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