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ERIC Number: EJ989013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Attitudes of Teacher Candidates Studying at Technical Education on Ability to Take the Role of a Teacher
Simsek, Cengiz
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v11 n2 p55-68 Apr 2012
In this research, attitudes of teacher candidates (N = 583) studying at the Faculty of Technical Education on ability to take general roles of teachers are analyzed with respect to class, gender, educational level of parents, reason to do major at the university, feeling themselves appropriate to the major, seeing themselves adequate, and desire to change the major. In the research, where 5 point likert scale was used, it is designated that at the level that teacher candidates can "absolutely" take general teaching roles, especially in "communication skills" group, they have (M = 4,35). It has been observed that this situation does not show any difference in class 1 and 2 as well as in 3 and 4. The attitudes of candidates in class 3 and 4 in taking general roles of teachers change with respect to department and gender. (Contains 10 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey