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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2023, Vol. 19(3) 62-81

The Relationship Between Pre–Service Teacher Attitudes Towards Learning and Their Personal Growth Initiatives

Remzi Yıldırım & Cenk Yoldaş

pp. 62 - 81   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2023.546.4   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2301-09-0002.R1

Published online: June 01, 2023  |   Number of Views: 62  |  Number of Download: 200


Abstract

This study discussed the relationship between pre-service teachers' attitudes towards learning and their personal growth initiatives. The study was carried out with the participation of 378 pre-service teachers studying at the MCBU Faculty of Education. According to the descriptive statistics obtained in the study, pre-service teachers’ attitudes towards learning and personal growth initiatives are at a high level. In the context of attitudes towards learning and personal development orientations, no significant difference was found according to gender, teaching division, grade level and cumulative grade point averages. The anxiety dimension of the attitude scale towards learning was found to be higher in the context of those with low cumulative grade point averages. There was a positive, close to normal relationship between pre-service teachers' attitudes towards learning and their personal growth initiatives. Since the data of the study did not show a normal distribution, nonparametric tests were used in the analysis to solve the sub-problems. Mann Whitney U analysis was used for gender and cumulative grade point averages and Kruskal Wallis analysis was used for teaching division and grade level to see if there was a significant difference. The relationship between the scales was evaluated with Spearman's Rank Correlation analysis.

Keywords: Pre-Service Teachers, Attitudes Towards Learning, Personal Growth Initiatives, Personal Development


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APA 6th edition
Yildirim, R. & Yoldas, C. (2023). The Relationship Between Pre–Service Teacher Attitudes Towards Learning and Their Personal Growth Initiatives . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(3), 62-81. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2023.546.4

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Yildirim, R. and Yoldas, C. (2023). The Relationship Between Pre–Service Teacher Attitudes Towards Learning and Their Personal Growth Initiatives . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(3), pp. 62-81.

Chicago 16th edition
Yildirim, Remzi and Cenk Yoldas (2023). "The Relationship Between Pre–Service Teacher Attitudes Towards Learning and Their Personal Growth Initiatives ". International Journal of Progressive Education 19 (3):62-81. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2023.546.4.

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