THE METAPHORIC PERCEPTIONS OF CLASSROOM TEACHER TRAINEES ABOUT ATATURK’S PRINCIPLES
SINIF ÖĞRETMENİ ADAYLARININ ATATÜRK İLKELERİ HAKKINDAKİ METAFORİK ALGILARI

Author : Barış ÇİFTÇİ - Zafer TANGÜLÜ
Number of pages : 381-395

Summary

This study was carried out so as to determine how classroom teacher trainees perceive Ataturk’s principles, which shows the philosophy and underlying structure of Turkish Republic, as a metaphor. The present study was carried out on 176 teacher trainees comprised of freshmen and senior students from Department of Elementary Education, Classroom Teaching Department, Gazi Faculty of Education at Gazi University during 2010-2011 academic year. The participants were given some concepts related to Ataturk’s principles and asked to write a metaphor about these concepts. The obtained data were analyzed by using content analysis, which is one of the quantitative research methods. As a result of study. İt is found of that classroom teacher trainees could not define and comprehend of Ataturk’s Principles, metaphors.

Keywords

Teacher trainees, Ataturk’s principles, metaphoric perceptions.

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