Perceptions of teachers about the curriculum: A metaphor analysis

Gökhan Baş, Cihad Şentürk
2020 Istraživanja u Pedagogiji  
The purpose of this research was to examine teachers' perceptions regarding the concept of curriculum through metaphor analysis. In this research, "phenomenology research design" was adopted. The participants of the research consisted of volunteering teachers (n = 261) working in ten public high schools in the province of Nigde, Turkey. The data obtained in the research were analysed through content analysis. According to the findings of the research, the teachers were seen to produce a total
more » ... 48 well-structured metaphors for curriculum concept, which were then grouped under five conceptual categories as guide, problem, system, complex structure, and need. Also, it was found that the teachers produced mostly positive metaphors about the concept of curriculum.
doi:10.5937/istrped2002338b fatcat:ik4r3gs2tnbsbedht2mtsp3y4i