Investigation of the Prospective Teachers’ Research and Reporting Capabilities of the Written Resources According to Their Branches

Kamil Akbayır


The purpose of this study is to examine whether the prospective teachers' researching and reporting capabilities of the written resources varies from branch to branch. The present study is a descriptive study since an existing situation has been exhibited. A total of 97 fourth grade students consisiting of 21 prospective science teacher, 25 mathematic prospective teacher, 24 Turkish prospective teacher and 27 social studies prospective teacher from the Yüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Education Primary School Teacher Education Department have been taken into the sample group during the 2017-2018 spring semester. For the data of this study, a 25-question questionnaire has been developed. The frequencies and the percentages of the data obtained from the questionnaire have been recorded. According to the findings obtained from the study, 75% of Turkish prospective teachers who participated in our survey had time to study extracurricularly, while 20.8% became those who spent the most time to study after class by stating that they had sometimes found time, 52% of mathematic prospective teachers found time to study extracurricularly, 32% of them sometimes found time to be found among the prospective teachers who participated in our study with the phrase that the least extracurricular teachers have been found. On the other hand, 64% of mathematic prospective teachers found time to read textbooks, 32% of them were time to read textbooks with their expressions as sometimes they found time. 41.7% of Turkish prospective teachers had time to read textbooks, 37.5% of them sometimes found time, and it was seen that among prospective teachers, it was the branch that found the least time to read textbooks.

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