Prospective Teachers’ Educational Beliefs and Their Views about the Principles of Critical Pedagogy


  •  Caglar Kaya    
  •  Sinem Kaya    

Abstract

The main idea behind this research is to determine prospective teachers’ educational beliefs and their views about critical pedagogy. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship between prospective teachers’ educational beliefs and their views about critical pedagogy. In this study, “Educational Beliefs Scale” is used with the “Principals of Critical Pedagogy Scale”. Based on the Educational Beliefs Scale, five theories on educational philosophy including: Perennialism, Essentialism, Progressivism, Reconstructionism, and Existentialism are examined. Besides Education System, Functions of School and the Emancipator School dimensions of the Principals of Critical Pedagogy Scale are analyzed. The research is conducted as a survey model study. The sample of the research comprises of 452 last grade undergraduate students from the different departments of Faculty of Education in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University. Descriptive statistics and Pearson Product Momentum Correlation was applied to the data.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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