A Study on the Relationship between Turkish Consciousness Levels and Learning Skills of Teacher Candidates

Guder N., Karaduman G. B., Ozsoy-Gunes Z., Kirbaslar F. G.

5th International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Paris, France, 25 - 27 June 2014, vol.174, pp.259-266 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 174
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.656
  • City: Paris
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.259-266
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this research is to study the relationship between Turkish consciousness levels and self-regulating learning skills. In this study, relational survey method has been used. Turkish Consciousness Scale (TCS) developed by Yaman (2011) and Self-regulatory Learning Skills (SRLS) Scale developed by Turan (2009) has been used to collect data. The sample of the research consists of 272 teacher candidates from Turkish, science, social studies, elementary school, math teaching, and psychological counseling-guidance departments. The data were analyzed through SPSS 16.0 program, ANOVA, t-test and Pearson correlation coefficient techniques. At the end of the study, a meaningful significance in a positive way has been found between the two scales. The total scores of TCS, considering the gender issue, has a positive difference for the females, has a difference for the Turkish teaching, considering the departments. The total scores of SRLS Scale, has a difference for the females, considering the gender issue, has a difference for psychological counseling-guidance, considering department issue. (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd.