Yıl 2017, Cilt 46, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 789 - 803 2017-09-10

Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development

M. Pınar Babanoğlu [1] , Aylin Yardımcı [2]

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This study investigates perceptions of state and private school EFL teachers towards professional development. It focuses on interpreting the concept of professional development, putting emphasis on different perceptions of teachers working in different types of schools as well as gender and age factors in order to shed light on the current issues of teacher development. 45 state and 45 private school EFL teachers were involved in data collection procedure. A 16-item Likert questionnaire was administered and outcomes were interpreted statistically.  Results of the study indicate that all teachers involved in the study perceived professional development topics very positively especially towards life-long and ongoing professional development and belief in themselves and their profession. When private and state school teachers are compared, private school EFL teachers are more concerned about some principles of professional development in teaching than state school EFL teachers. Gender has an effect to some extend on teachers’ perceptions of professional development in favour of female EFL teachers whereas age is not a decisive factor on their perceptions.

 

Teacher perceptions, Professional development, EFL Teacher
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Yazar: M. Pınar Babanoğlu
Kurum: Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Aylin Yardımcı
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { cuefd305210, journal = {Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi}, issn = {1302-9967}, eissn = {2149-116X}, address = {Çukurova Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {46}, pages = {789 - 803}, doi = {}, title = {Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development}, key = {cite}, author = {Babanoğlu, M. Pınar and Yardımcı, Aylin} }
APA Babanoğlu, M , Yardımcı, A . (2017). Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development. Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 46 (2), 789-803. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/cuefd/issue/31467/305210
MLA Babanoğlu, M , Yardımcı, A . "Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 (2017): 789-803 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/cuefd/issue/31467/305210>
Chicago Babanoğlu, M , Yardımcı, A . "Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 (2017): 789-803
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ISNAD Babanoğlu, M. Pınar , Yardımcı, Aylin . "Turkish State And Private School EFL Teachers’ Perceptions on Professional Development". Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi 46 / 2 (Eylül 2017): 789-803.