Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(12A), pp. 22 - 30
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041304
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Pedagogical Formation Students' Perceptions about Employment and Teaching Profession


Şenay Sezgin Nartgün *
Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

This study aimed to identify the reasons why Science-Literature Faculty students enrolled in pedagogical formation programs and to determine their views related to their employment options. The study undertaken with qualitative method included focus group interviews with students (n=11) enrolled in pedagogical formation programs. Content analysis technique was used in data analysis. Some of the results: (1) The biggest concern for the students enrolled in Science-Literature Faculty graduate programs without thesis is related to the restrictions in employment options and the fact that they are not employed, (2) participants stated that they had the expectation of becoming teachers when they graduated even though faculties of science and literature are being transformed into faculties of education.

KEYWORDS
Employment, Secondary Education Graduate Program, Secondary Education Subject Teacher, Teaching Profession

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Şenay Sezgin Nartgün , "Pedagogical Formation Students' Perceptions about Employment and Teaching Profession," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 4, No. 12A, pp. 22 - 30, 2016. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041304.

(b). APA Format:
Şenay Sezgin Nartgün , (2016). Pedagogical Formation Students' Perceptions about Employment and Teaching Profession. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 4(12A), 22 - 30. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.041304.