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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2020, Vol. 16(1) 100-110

Investigation of the Relationship between Teacher Candidates’ Attitude and Readiness Levels towards Teaching Profession

Mehmet Özcan

pp. 100 - 110   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2020.228.8   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1907-01-0001.R1

Published online: February 09, 2020  |   Number of Views: 63  |  Number of Download: 162


Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine teacher candidates’ attitude and readiness levels towards teaching profession and the relationship of teacher candidates’ attitude and readiness level towards teaching profession in terms of gender, grade, having teacher relative, willingly study this department and belief of being a good teacher independent variables. The study group consists of 387 teacher candidates studying at faculty of education from different departments and grades in 2018-2019 academic year. Teacher candidates’ attitude scale and readiness towards teaching profession scales were used as data collection tool. For data analyzing independent variables t test, Mann-Whitney U test, Kruskal-Wallis H test and Spearman’srho correlation analysis were used. According to the research results, mean score of teacher candidates’ attitude towards teaching profession is 3.84 and mean score of teacher candidates’ readiness towards teaching profession is 3.91. In addition, according to the Spearman’srho correlation analysis, there is a moderate and positive relationship between teacher candidates’ attitude and readiness levels towards teaching profession.

Keywords: teacher candidates, attitude, readiness, teaching profession


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Ozcan, M. (2020). Investigation of the Relationship between Teacher Candidates’ Attitude and Readiness Levels towards Teaching Profession . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(1), 100-110. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2020.228.8

Harvard
Ozcan, M. (2020). Investigation of the Relationship between Teacher Candidates’ Attitude and Readiness Levels towards Teaching Profession . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(1), pp. 100-110.

Chicago 16th edition
Ozcan, Mehmet (2020). "Investigation of the Relationship between Teacher Candidates’ Attitude and Readiness Levels towards Teaching Profession ". International Journal of Progressive Education 16 (1):100-110. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2020.228.8.

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