TITLE

A STUDY ON TEACHER CHARACTERISTICS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON STUDENTS ATTITUDES

AUTHOR(S)
Aç´kgöz, Fýrat
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal;Sep2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adequately defining the students' perceptions about teachers has been at the core of much research and controversy for many years. The present study administered a questionnaire in the Turkish mono-lingual setting and was done as an extension of earlier studies to provide feedback to Turkish teachers. A total of 181 9, 10, 11 grade students attending four different state schools answered a questionnaire and three open-ended questions aimed at assessing their attitude toward their perceptions of teacher characteristics (professional, pedagogical, and personal), as well as learning. The results might illuminate the ways of reaching at a better learning atmosphere through self-assured and self-esteemed students.
ACCESSION #
18487598

 

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