INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


THE ATTITUDE OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS WITH PEDAGOGICAL FORMATION TO TEACHING PROFESSION

The research aims to examine the attitudes of candidate teachers who have received pedagogical formation education towards the teaching profession and the geographical region where the university is located, the branch of education, the type of high school graduated, and gender.  The research is descriptive field research designed in a scanning model.  The sample of the research consists of 302 teacher candidates from the branches of physical education, information technologies, history, mathematics, physics, Turkish language and literature, biology, chemistry and music, who received pedagogical training at Nigˆde O¨mer Halisdemir University in the academic year 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.  The related data were obtained by applying the “Attitude Scale towards Teaching Profession” developed by Tanrıo¨gˆen (1997) to the sample group.  The scale in question consists of 52 items and is one-dimensional. According to the findings obtained, the alpha internal consistency coefficient for the reliability of the scale is 9408.  It was concluded that there was no significant difference but there was a significant difference according to gender and this difference was in favor of female students.



Keywords
Pedagogical Formation, Teaching Profession, Preservice Teacher, Attitude.



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