Identity Functions and Empathetic Tendencies of Teacher Candidates


  •  Alpaslan AY    
  •  Aysegul Kadi    

Abstract

Objective of this research is to investigate identity functions and empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates. Sample consists of 232 teacher candidates in social studies teacher education. Survey model is preferred to investigate the difference between identity functions and empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates. And also correlational design is used to investigate the relationship between identity functions and empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates. Findings are: Identity functions and empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates don’t change according to gender, class, education level of mother and father, family income and education type. İdentity functions points of teacher candidates change according to age but empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates don’t change according to age. İdentity functions points of teacher candidates don’t change according to geographical region but empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates change according to geographical region. İdentity functions and empathetic tendencies points of teacher candidates change according to administrative division. There is not a significant relationship between identity functions and empathetic tendencies of teacher candidates at 0.05 level of significance.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4741
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-475X
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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