International Journal of Progressive Education
Abbreviation: IJPE | ISSN (Print): 1554-5210 | DOI: 10.29329/ijpe

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2020, Vol. 16(6) 151-163

Examination of the Teachers Multicultural Perceptions: Sample of Hatay Province

Ali Mazı

pp. 151 - 163   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2020.280.9

Published online: December 07, 2020  |   Number of Views: 19  |  Number of Download: 53


Abstract

The objective of this research is to evaluate the multicultural perceptions of teachers working in Hatay city in terms of various variables. The study was carried out in the descriptive survey model, and the population consists of teachers working in different schools in the city of Hatay during the 2017–2018 academic year. The sample of the study comprises of a total 300 teachers, 136 male and 164 female, who were randomly selected. In the study, along with ‘Multiculturalism Perception Scale’ (MPS) composed of 25 items and developed by Ayaz (2016), “Personal Information Form”, which aims to determine the demographic characteristics of teachers, and which was developed by the researcher, were used.  Subsequently, for the identified sub-objectives; the arithmetic mean was used to specify the teachers' perceptions of multiculturalism; independent groups t-test to identify the relevance with gender variable and ANOVA were used to examine the relationship between age, branch and school type variables. Data was analysed using SPSS 21 and Mplus 7 programs. In order to examine teachers' multicultural perception levels in terms of various variables, t-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) tests were applied. In conclusion, it was discovered that teachers' perceptions of multiculturalism did not change statistically according to gender and age variables, but it was found that there was a statistically significant change according to branch and school type variables. A statistically significant difference between teachers' perceptions of multiculturalism was found only among preschool teachers and branch teachers. According to the school type variable, teachers' perceptions of multiculturalism differed significantly only between preschool and secondary school teachers.

Keywords: Multiculturalism, Perception of Multiculturalism, Teacher


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APA 6th edition
Mazi, A. (2020). Examination of the Teachers Multicultural Perceptions: Sample of Hatay Province . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(6), 151-163. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2020.280.9

Harvard
Mazi, A. (2020). Examination of the Teachers Multicultural Perceptions: Sample of Hatay Province . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(6), pp. 151-163.

Chicago 16th edition
Mazi, Ali (2020). "Examination of the Teachers Multicultural Perceptions: Sample of Hatay Province ". International Journal of Progressive Education 16 (6):151-163. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2020.280.9.

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