Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi
Abbreviation: MJER | ISSN (Print): 1309-0682 | DOI: 10.29329/mjer

Orjinal Araştırma Makalesi | Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi 2018, Cil. 12(26) 447-462

Exploring Possible-selves of Turkish Prospective Teachers

Muzaffer Pınar Babanoğlu & Reyhan Ağçam

ss. 447 - 462   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/mjer.2018.172.22

Yayın tarihi: Aralık 29, 2018  |   Okunma Sayısı: 131  |  İndirilme Sayısı: 453


Teacher candidates are exposed to a variety of processes, phases and transformations to become a teacher. Examining new teacher identity can be considered as an important step to develop more effective teacher training programmes and identity development of a teacher is related to understanding the notion of ‘self’ (Beauchamp &Thomas, 2009). This study investigates the possible-selves of prospective teachers in relation to the concept of self-knowledge. Major goal of the study is to examine possible selves and fears of senior students who expect to become teachers in the near feature.  A six point Likert type scale was applied to undergraduate students attending primary school teaching, science teaching and English language teaching programmes to measure their expected and feared possible-selves about their first year of teaching. The results of statistical analyses showed that prospective primary school and science teachers had higher scores than prospective English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in expected possible-selves in the first year of their job.

Anahtar Kelimeler: possible self, prospective teacher, EFL

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APA 6th edition
Babanoglu, M.P. & Agcam, R. (2018). Exploring Possible-selves of Turkish Prospective Teachers . Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi, 12(26), 447-462. doi: 10.29329/mjer.2018.172.22

Babanoglu, M. and Agcam, R. (2018). Exploring Possible-selves of Turkish Prospective Teachers . Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi, 12(26), pp. 447-462.

Chicago 16th edition
Babanoglu, Muzaffer Pinar and Reyhan Agcam (2018). "Exploring Possible-selves of Turkish Prospective Teachers ". Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi 12 (26):447-462. doi:10.29329/mjer.2018.172.22.

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