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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2020, Vol. 16(3) 240-252

Investigation of the Relationship Between Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Efficacy in Mathematics Education and Their Attitudes Towards Mathematics Education

Maide Orçan Kaçan, Seda Ata, İlayda Kimzan & Mustafa Nişan

pp. 240 - 252   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1912-02-0002

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In this study, the relationship between preschool teachers' perceptions of efficacy in mathematics education they give and their attitudes towards mathematics education was investigated. The research method of the study is the relational screening model, one of the quantitative research methods. The research was carried out on 122 preschool teachers actively working in 2018-2019. Random sampling method was used to determine the sample of the study. In this research, self-report based measurement tools were used to collect data. In the analysis of the data obtained, t-test, one-way analysis of variance and correlation coefficient were used. As a result of the analyzes, it was found that teachers' perceptions of efficacy in mathematics education they gave and their attitudes towards mathematics education were generally high. It was seen that teachers' perceptions of efficacy in mathematics education did not differ according to the teachers' professional seniority and the in-service training they received. No significant relationship was found between preschool teachers' perceptions of efficacy in mathematics education they give and their attitudes towards mathematics education. These results were discussed in the light of the relevant literature, and a number of suggestions were made.

Keywords: Preschool, Mathematics, Attitude, Perception of Efficacy

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APA 6th edition
Kacan, M.O., Ata, S., Kimzan, I. & Nisan, M. (2020). Investigation of the Relationship Between Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Efficacy in Mathematics Education and Their Attitudes Towards Mathematics Education . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(3), 240-252. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2020.248.18

Kacan, M., Ata, S., Kimzan, I. and Nisan, M. (2020). Investigation of the Relationship Between Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Efficacy in Mathematics Education and Their Attitudes Towards Mathematics Education . International Journal of Progressive Education, 16(3), pp. 240-252.

Chicago 16th edition
Kacan, Maide Orcan, Seda Ata, Ilayda Kimzan and Mustafa Nisan (2020). "Investigation of the Relationship Between Preschool Teachers' Perceptions of Efficacy in Mathematics Education and Their Attitudes Towards Mathematics Education ". International Journal of Progressive Education 16 (3):240-252. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2020.248.18.

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