Examining teachers' disposition towards sustainable education through discriminant analysis

Şemin Köybaşi
2020 Istraživanja u Pedagogiji  
This research aimed at predicting teachers' disposition to sustainable education from their views regarding the evaluation of curricula and student-centred teaching methods. The attempt was made to develop a convenient discriminant function for placement of teachers in lower, medium and higher levels of disposition to sustainable education. It is a quantitative research conducted on social studies teachers teaching at secondary schools in the central district of Sivas province of Turkey. It was
more » ... e of Turkey. It was found out that the variables such as perception regarding the evaluation of curricula and attitude towards student-centred teaching methods proved to be statistically significant in distinguishing teachers' attitudes regarding sustainable education by looking at their disposition in this regard. As a conclusion, the discriminant function generated here could provide an accurate classification percentage of 68.7% above the relative chance criterion.
doi:10.5937/istrped2002229k fatcat:4p43qzzx2nbzdb2mis74i5irz4