INVESTIGATION OF EPISTEMOLOGICAL BELIEFS AND CREATIVITY FOSTERING BEHAVIOURS OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS' IN TERMS OF VARIOUS VARIABLES


ALKAN F. , YÜCEL A. S.

MIER-JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES TRENDS AND PRACTICES, cilt.9, ss.212-226, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Dergi Adı: MIER-JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES TRENDS AND PRACTICES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.212-226

Özet

This study aims to investigate the prospective teachers epistemological beliefs and creativity fostering behaviour and changes with the sonic according to various variables. The study was designed based on the relational survey model. The sample of the research consisted of 420 prospective teachers. For the purpose of the study, the epistemological beliefs scale and creativity fostering teacher index were used as data collection tools. The difference between the epistemological beliefs and creativity fostering teacher index sub-dimensions according to gender, programme and university variables was examined by "Multivariate Variance Analysis MA NO VA". As a result of the research, the prospective teachers' epistemological belief and creativity fostering behaviour were found to he average. However, when the changes in the sub-dimensions of epistemological belief scale according to gender and university variables were examined, the effect of both variables was significant. The changes in epistemological beliefs according to the class and education programme were not significant. There was also no significant difference in sub-dimensions of creativity fostering teacher index scales according to gender and programme and class and programme.