The attitudes of the theology and Islamic sciences faculty students in Turkey towards the program of Arabic language in the preparatory year Türkiye’deki İlâhiyat ve İslâmî İlimler Fakülteleri Öğrencilerinin Hazırlık Sınıflarındaki Arapça Öğretim Programlarına Yönelik Tutumları


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Elhadky I. Y. , Şimşek S.

Darulfunun Ilahiyat, vol.30, no.1, pp.231-262, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/di.2019.30.1.0066
  • Title of Journal : Darulfunun Ilahiyat
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-262
  • Keywords: Arabic, Attitude, Preparatory Year, Quality

Abstract

©The Authors.The purpose of this study is to identify the attitude towards the Arabic language program in the preparatory year of students within the Faculties of Theology. The research questions are:1) What are the attitudes of these students in the Turkish universities towards the program of Arabic language in the preparatory year?2) Are there statistically significant differences (less than or equal to 0.05) in the attitude of the research sample due to the variables “gender, graduation in the secondary school of imams and preachers, class, the study in Arabic in the bachelor’s degree “? The research followed the descriptive method where the questionnaire was used as a tool for collecting information. The research sample was accidental. It included (1374) students from (60) Faculties. The results of the research show that the students’ attitudes were “Neutral” towards the framework of the Arabic language program, the teachers of the preparatory year, their teaching methods, and the quality of education. The students’ attitudes were “positive” toward the effect of the preparatory year on their studies. 75% of the sample said that they consider the preparatory year to be useful. The analysis showed that there were statistically significant differences in some topics due to some independent variables of the research.