Evaluation of Life Values of Candidate Teachers of Physical Education in Terms of Gender, Class and Playing Sports

Bahadir, Ziya; Certel, Zehra; Yildiz, Özer
January 2013
World Applied Sciences Journal;2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p309
Academic Journal
The aim of the study was to determine terminal and instrumental value-preferences of candidate teachers of physical education and to examine the differences in these values in terms of gender, class, regularly playing sports variables. The study design was survey-model. The study group was consisted of first year students and fourth year students (n=325) who attended School of Physical Education and Sports of Akdeniz, Erciyes and Mustafa Kemal Universities in spring semester during 2011-2012 academic year. 298 questionnaire forms returned were analyzed. Thus, rate of return of the questionnaires was estimated nearly 92% (298/325). In the study as the data collection tool; Rokeach Values Survey was used and it was developed by Rokeach (1973), its language equivalence study was made by Bilgin and Araz (1993) and its validity and reliability tests were conducted by Aslan and Çal kur (2007) with test-retest method. As a result; terminal values of the students turned out to be as family security, salvation and a world at peace. There were differences in life values of the students in terms of gender, class and regularly playing sports variables.


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