Beliefs, Attitudes and Classroom Management: A Study on Prospective Teachers


5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, WCLTA 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 - 31 October 2014, vol.186, pp.155-160 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 186
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.098
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-160
  • Keywords: Classroom management, ELT students, beliefs and attitudes


In this paper, the results of a study attempted to find out the attitudes and beliefs of prospective teachers studying in English Language Teaching Program ( ELT) toward classroom management is presented. The study findings are based on the data gathered by utilizing the adapted form of Attitudes and Beliefs on Classroom Control Inventory administered to 280 ELT students. The data revealed that while students hold more interventionist and interactionist orientation on Instructional Management subscale, they hold more interventionist orientation on People Management subscale, and among a number of variables, only gender is significantly related to their beliefs on both Subscales. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.