Evaluation of Prospective Teachers and Practice Classroom Teachers Opinions of problems Encountered in Practice Schools (Bayburt University sample)

Öksüz Y., Cevik C.

5th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Rome, Italy, 5 - 08 February 2013, vol.116, pp.2909-2914 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 116
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.678
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.2909-2914
  • Keywords: Teaching practice, teacher training, practice school, classroom teacher education
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, prospective teachers' and practice classroom teachers' opinions on the problems encountered during the schoolteaching practice class in the practice schools have been examined. The study has been conducted with 125 senior prospective teachers at B. U. Education Faculty, Primary Education, Primary School Teaching Department, and 21 practice classroom teachers that work at practice schools. The present study is case study, one of the qualitative researches. The data about the opinions of the prospective teachers and the practice classroom teachers were collected through the 'Interview form' developed by the researchers, and 'Practice Teacher Proficiency Scale' that was developed by Kiraz (2003) in order to find out the prospective teachers' views regarding the practice classroom teachers. Besides, 18 students who were willing have been interviewed. The data obtained out of the interview forms were analyzed with the help of descriptive statistics; the data obtained out of the interviews were analyzed with the help of qualitative data analysis techniques; and the data gathered out of the scale were analyzed with the help of SPSS 18.0 statistics packet. In line with the findings, some suggestions towards the classroom teaching education and the applications in primary schools have been presented. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of Academic World Education and Research Center.