Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(2), pp. 490 - 493
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070222
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Examining the Attitudes and the Opinions of Teachers about Altruism


Ayşegül Palta *
Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Hakkari University, Hakkari, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The objective of this paper is to examine the attitudes and the opinions of teachers about altruism. Research was conducted with 289 teachers. Research design is mixed research design. "Teacher Altruism Scale", which was developed by Yavuzer, Gazioğlu, Yıldız, Demir, Meşeci, Kılıçaslan & Sertelin (2006) and Altruism Interview Form developed by researcher were used. Independent Samples T Test and Kruskal Wallis Test and content analysis were used in this study. According to quantitative findings, altruism attitude of teachers do not differ according to genders, marital status and the reasons for choosing teaching profession and do not differ according to branch and seniority either. According to qualitative findings, most of the teachers stated that their colleagues made attempts on the needs related to teacher training. And also, most of the teachers stated that their colleagues share educational issues.

KEYWORDS
Altruism, Teacher, Opinion, Attitude

Cite this paper
Ayşegül Palta . "Examining the Attitudes and the Opinions of Teachers about Altruism." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.2 (2019) 490 - 493. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070222.