International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 2834-7919   |  e-ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2023, Vol. 19(2) 92-101

Teaching and Learning Conceptions of Pre-service English Language Teachers

Hilal Güneş

pp. 92 - 101   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2023.534.6   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2209-21-0002.R2

Published online: April 01, 2023  |   Number of Views: 82  |  Number of Download: 229


Abstract

In this research, pre-service English language teachers’ teaching and learning conceptions were explored with regards to gender and grade level. A total of 227 pre-service English language teachers studying at a state university in Turkey participated in the study. Data were collected through “The Teaching and Learning Conceptions Questionnaire (TLCQ)” and analysed quantitatively. Results showed that pre-service English language teachers have higher level of constructivist conception when compared to traditional conception. In addition, a statistically significant difference was detected between the participants’ constructivist conceptions and their gender, in favour of females. Also, the participants’ traditional conceptions differed significantly based on grade level with lower-level participants having higher level of traditional conception. The study concluded with the discussion of the results in relation to the earlier research and offered some pedagogical implications and suggestions. This study attempts to be helpful for English language education policy-makers, teacher educators, teachers, and material designers.

Keywords: English Language Teaching (ELT), Teaching and Learning Conceptions, Constructivist Approach, Teacher Education


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Gunes, H. (2023). Teaching and Learning Conceptions of Pre-service English Language Teachers . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(2), 92-101. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2023.534.6

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Gunes, H. (2023). Teaching and Learning Conceptions of Pre-service English Language Teachers . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(2), pp. 92-101.

Chicago 16th edition
Gunes, Hilal (2023). "Teaching and Learning Conceptions of Pre-service English Language Teachers ". International Journal of Progressive Education 19 (2):92-101. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2023.534.6.

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