An Analysis of the Multi-Cultural Characteristics of the Pre-Service Teachers in Terms of the Values They Have


Suat POLAT

Abstract


In this study, it was aimed to analyze the multi-cultural characteristics of the pre-service teachers and the values they have in terms of various variables, and it was aimed to determine the relationship between these values. Descriptive survey model, one of the quantitative research methods, was used in the study. The population of the study consisted of the pre-service teachers studying in different departments in the Faculty of Education, İbrahim Çeçen University of Ağrı in 2017-2018 academic years. The sample of the study consisted of 341 pre-service teachers selected with random sampling method. “Multicultural Personality Questionnaire” developed by Oudenhoven and Zee (2002) and adapted into Turkish by Polat (2009) and “Values Scale” developed by Dilmac et al. (2014) were used as data collection tool in the study. According to the results obtained from the study, it was determined that the value preferences of the pre-service teachers and their multicultural personality characteristics showed a significant difference in terms of gender, undergraduate program, educational background of the mother, having social media account and daily internet use variables; however, there was not a significant difference in terms of family structure, the place s/he grew up, educational background of the father and monthly income variables. As the data collection tools are formed of several sub-dimensions, the abstract does not include information about which groups are favored for the difference in the variables and in which sub-dimensions, but detailed information is given in the following sections of the study.

Keywords


Multiculturalism, Value, Teacher candidates, Culture.

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Title

An Analysis of the Multi-Cultural Characteristics of the Pre-Service Teachers in Terms of the Values They Have

Keywords

Multiculturalism, Value, Teacher candidates, Culture.

DOI

10.20448/journal.522.2018.44.336.346

Date

2018-07-31

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Asian Journal of Education and Training
Vol 4, No 4 (2018) Page: 336-346

Online ISSN

2519-5387

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Suat POLAT
Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University, Education Faculty, Department of Social Sciences Education, Ağrı
Turkey


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