JOURNAL OF WORLD OF TURKS, vol.6, no.2, pp.207-226, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
The purpose of this study was to determine prospective history teachers' views about the teaching of principles of Ataturk and history of revolution (PAHR). Thestudy group of this survey-model study included 418 prospective history teachers from Gazi University, Necmettin Erbakan University, Atatürk University, Yüzüncü Yıl University, and Dicle University. Data of the study were gathered through a questionnaire form of the teaching of Ataturk' principles and history of revolution. Results of the study revealed that prospective history teachers level of interest in the subjects of PAHR was high. Prospective history teachers thought that the lessons of PAHR must be conducted at the higher education level and that the teaching of PAHR achieved its purposes on a high level. Results showed that among the obstacles in the conducting of PAHR lessons were conducting lessons in accordance with the exams, the lack of teaching methods and materials used in PAHR lessons, and the limited number of PAHR lessons. Prospective history teachers perceived PAHR as a lesson contributing to the better understanding of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, a lesson that each Turkish citizen must participate in and a lesson in which the importance of national unity and solidarity was narrated.
ders saatinin azlığı dikkat çekmektedir. Tarih öğretmeni adayları AİİT dersini Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ü tanımaya katkı sağlayan, her Türk vatandaşının mutlaka alması gereken, millî birlik ve beraberliğin öneminin anlatıldığı bir ders olarak görmektedirler.