The Attitudes of Pre Service Social Studies Teachers towards Teaching Profession and Their Self Efficacy about Using Instruction Materials

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Mevlana International Journal of Education, cilt.3, sa.2, ss.157-169, 2013 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.13054/mije.
  • Dergi Adı: Mevlana International Journal of Education
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.157-169


In this study, the attitudes of the pre-service social studies teachers to their teaching professions and their own perceptions towards the use of instruction materials have been determined; the relation between their attitude and own perception of self-sufficiency has been examined and the parameters such as university, gender and studying varieties have also been tried to be determined. The working group of this research that handled in survey model was consisted of 352 pre-service social studies teachers who have already taken “Instruction Technologies and Material Design” course. While analyzing the received data two way MANOVA and correlation analysis techniques were used. As a result of the research it was determined that the attitudes of the pre-service social studies teachers towards the teaching profession are positive; their perceptions towards the use of instruction materials are high and there is an intermediate positive relation between their attitudes towards the teaching profession and their perception of selfsufficiency towards teaching. It has been stated that the role of the gender is significant towards the attitude to teaching profession and teachers’ own perception of self-sufficiency about the use of instruction materials; the role of studying varieties and university is insignificant.