Comparison of Teacher Training Programs in terms of Attitudes towards Teaching Profession and Teacher Self-Efficacy Perceptions: A Meta-Analysis

Levent YAKAR, İsmail YELPAZE
2020 International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education  
The aim of this study is to conduct a meta-analysis of studies comparing teacher training programs in terms of attitude towards teaching profession and perception of teacher self-efficacy. For this purpose, the results of the study comparing the faculty of education (FE) and other teacher training programs/faculties were searched and recorded separately for both subjects. A total of 36 studies were recorded in accordance with the criteria, and 27 of these studies were used for the attitude
more » ... ds teaching profession and 24 for the teacher selfefficacy perceptions. According to the results of the meta-analysis conducted according to the random effect model, teacher candidates in FE have more negative attitude and lower self-efficiency than ones in other teacher training faculties/programs. The difference in both subjects was found to be weak but not statistically significant. The effect size of most common comparison, FE-Pedagogical Formation Certificate Program comparisons in the literature is similar to the general effect. It is concluded that faculties of education whose main purpose is to train teachers do not increase these features of their students sufficiently.
doi:10.21449/ijate.725701 fatcat:r26grn3cbzhxvclg2ibmiu3ahm