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ERIC Number: EJ987846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Study of Prospective Teachers' Conceptualization of Value Preferences
Koruklu, Nermin; Aktamis, Hilal
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v12 n2 p1303-1307 Spr 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there were any changes in the conceptualization of prospective teachers' values preferences during their university studies. The research group was composed of 208 prospective teachers who were studying at Science Education, Social Science Education and Fine Arts Education at Adnan Menderes University. The gender of these participants were n = 109 female and n = 99 male. The grade level of prospective teachers were n = 119 first grade, n = 89 were fourth grade. In order to get the data, The Value Scale was used. The data obtained from the scale of values were analyzed with one-way multivariate analysis of variance and follow-up test for each dependent variable was analyzed with analysis of variance. As a result of the analysis, in terms of gender there were significant differences in Aesthetic value dimension in favor of the female prospective teachers. According to the level of the grade, all fourth grade prospective teachers' Theoretical and Political values were higher than first grade prospective teachers' ones, and first grade prospective teachers' Economic and Religious values were found higher than fourth grade prospective teachers' ones. As a result, there is a relationship between prospective teachers' studying field and their values. (Contains 1 table and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 1; Grade 4; Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey