Investigation of the environmental attitudes of the early childhood teacher candidates

Yurt O., Cevher-Kalburan N., KANDIR A.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Turkey, 4 - 08 February 2010, vol.2, pp.4977-4984 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.806
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.4977-4984
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


This study aimed to determine early childhood teacher-candidates' environmental attitudes. The sampling of the study consisted of 605 teacher-candidates attending to early childhood education programs in faculties of education in universities in the provinces of Ankara, Afyon, Denizli and Konya in Turkey. Environmental Attitude Scale" developed by Fernandez-Manzanal et al. (2007) was used as a tool of data collection. At the end of the research, the environmental attitudes of early childhood teacher-candidates' are identified and suggestions are made based on the findings. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.