Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(12), pp. 2274 - 2285
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051218
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The Relationship between Teacher Candidates' Attitudes towards Teacher Credentialing Courses and Instructor Behavior


İbrahim Gül *
College of Education, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The aim of this research is to examine the relationship between the attitudes of prospective teachers towards teaching profession courses and teaching staff behaviors. The research is a quantitative study. The study's study group is composed of 537 education faculty student. 'Attitude Scale towards Credentialing Courses' and 'Instructor Behavior Assessment Scale' were used as data collection tools in the research. Teacher candidates, faculty members behave adequately. However, prospective teachers' attitudes towards credentialing courses were found to be low. The opinions of the candidate teachers do not differ according to gender, department, academic achievement, mother education status, but there are differences according to the father education status and financial status of the family. A positive relationship was found between the behaviors of the lecturers and the attitudes of the prospective teachers towards the credentialing courses and it was understood that this was a predictor.

KEYWORDS
Candidate Teacher, Credentialing Courses, Teaching Staff Behaviors

Cite this paper
İbrahim Gül . "The Relationship between Teacher Candidates' Attitudes towards Teacher Credentialing Courses and Instructor Behavior." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.12 (2017) 2274 - 2285. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.051218.