Views of Primary School Teacher Candidates about Values Education and Future Oriented Plans on Values Education
Views of Primary School Teacher Candidates about Values Education and Future Oriented Plans on Values Education

Author : Ebru Uzunkol -- Güzin ÖZ
Number of pages : 46-61

Abstract

The aim of the current study is to determine the views of primary school teacher candidates about values education and future oriented plans on values education via suggestions which they have written for themselves. Phenomenological research methodology, which is one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the study. Participants of the study were chosen by criterion sampling and consisted of 76 primary school teacher candidates as 7 male and 69 female who are studying at 3rd and 4th grade of X University Faculty of Education Primary School Teacher Program. Data was collected via the letters which were written by the teacher candidates to themselves about values education throughout their professional careers, consisting the advices and suggestions they gave themselves. Content analysis method was used to analyse the data. Findings showed that primary school teacher candidates find values education necessary in terms of the societal (%60,2), personal (%35,2) and educational (%4,4) benefits it provides. Primary school teacher candidates stated that they are going to mostly emphasis on love, honesty, tolerance, responsibility and justice values thorough their professional life. Lastly, the primary school teacher candidates expressed that they are going to use methods based on the traditional approach (39,8%), the process approach (37,2%) and holistic approach to (23,1%) to gain these values to the students.

Keywords

Primary school teacher, teacher cand

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