International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(1) 271-286

Teacher Candidates’ Value Perceptions and Their Opinions on the Acquisition of Values in Education Faculties

Engin Demir, Yusuf Budak & Filiz Çetin

pp. 271 - 286   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.334.15   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2012-03-0004.R1

Published online: March 24, 2021  |   Number of Views: 38  |  Number of Download: 179


Abstract

This research aims to determine teacher candidates’ value perceptions and their opinions on the acquisition of values to teacher candidates, in education faculties. In the research, a survey model was used to describe an existing situation. In this context, a questionnaire was applied to 2274 teacher candidates. Research results show that the value perceptions of male teacher candidates are lower than female teacher candidates. The value perceptions of teacher candidates who chose the teaching profession because they had to, were lower than those who preferred it because they loved it. Perceptions of teacher candidates about the acquisition of values are low in the sub-dimensions of understanding and empathy, and medium in the other sub-dimensions. Teacher candidates’ perceptions of the values that teachers should have are quite high in all sub-dimensions. Despite this, the scores regarding the acquisition of the same values in education faculties are statistically significantly lower and middle levels. These results indicate that the values cannot be gained enough in education faculties. Various suggestions were made in line with the research findings and results, and recommendations were made for future research.

Keywords: Teacher Training, Teacher Candidates, Value Perception, Acquisition of Values, Teaching Profession


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Demir, E., Budak, Y. & Cetin, F. (2021). Teacher Candidates’ Value Perceptions and Their Opinions on the Acquisition of Values in Education Faculties . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(1), 271-286. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.334.15

Harvard
Demir, E., Budak, Y. and Cetin, F. (2021). Teacher Candidates’ Value Perceptions and Their Opinions on the Acquisition of Values in Education Faculties . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(1), pp. 271-286.

Chicago 16th edition
Demir, Engin, Yusuf Budak and Filiz Cetin (2021). "Teacher Candidates’ Value Perceptions and Their Opinions on the Acquisition of Values in Education Faculties ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (1):271-286. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.334.15.

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