Examination of Elementary Teacher Candidate's Perception of the Concept of Philosophy Through Metaphor Analysis

Nihan Akkocaoglu, Esed Yagci
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions of elementary teacher candidates with regards to philosophy. For t his purpose, metaphors have been utilized as qualitative data collection tools. Metaphors developed by 67 teacher candidates have been subjected to content analysis and separated into 11 categories. Teacher candidates consider philosophy to be important in our lives. Together with this, metaphors developed by teachers demonstrate that there are problems in the perception
more » ... in the perception of the concep 12 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.489 fatcat:4c6n4v2p7rcihlenoexli5zsva