The Effect of an Education-Themed Movie on the Academic Motivation of Teacher Candidates and Their Attitude towards Teaching Profession

Hakkı Kontaş


The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of an education-themed movie on the academic motivation of teacher candidates and their attitude towards teaching profession. The study was carried out in the fall term in 2014-2015 academic year with the participation of 89 teacher candidates (53 in experimental group and 36 for control group). In the study, quasi-experimental design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. “Academic Motivation Scale” and “Attitude Scale towards Teaching Profession” were used for data collection. Dependent group t-test and independent group t-test were used in analyses. Findings of the research indicated that the education-themed movie has a significant effect on intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation external regulation dimensions of academic motivation scale and love, value and harmony dimensions regarding teaching profession on the experiment group.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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