The Attitudes of the Elementary School Teachers Towards the Teaching Principles and Methods: A Kosovo Case

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Shemsi Morina
Serdan Kervan

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One of the factors those constitute the basis of education is the used methods and technics in teaching. Therefore, in the use of teaching methods and technics the attitudes of teachers is a very important fact. In our age pursuing the technologies and providing the proper learning environment becomes possible through the used method and technic. In this study it is aimed to examine attitudes of teachers who work in Kosovo in Turkish teaching; it is aimed to examine their attitudes regarding to teaching principles and methods according to several variables. For this there held interviews with 107 teachers who work in cities and villages of Kosovo and to specify the teachers’ attitudes regarding teaching principles and methods, the measuring tool which is developed by Ocak et al. (2012), and which consists of 29 articles and 4 sub dimensions have been used. As the result of analysis, it has been seen that there were significant differences in the attitudes of teachers regarding some variables. As to gender there appear differences only in the sub dimension of traditional methods. There doesn’t emerge differentiations according to teachers’ branches. The seniority of teachers impresses their seniority in all sub dimensions. There appear differences in the sub dimensions of factors impressing the method and alternative methods and technics according to the graduations of teachers. There appear differences only in the sub dimension of alternative methods and technics according to age groups of teachers. There appear differences in the sub dimension of the factors impressing the method and alternative methods and technics according to the graduation years of teachers.

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Morina, Shemsi, and Serdan Kervan. 2018. “The Attitudes of the Elementary School Teachers Towards the Teaching Principles and Methods: A Kosovo Case”. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 7 (3), 38-46. https://www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/IJPES/article/view/280.
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Shemsi Morina, Prizren Ukshin Hoti University, Kosovo

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education

Serdan Kervan, Prizren Ukshin Hoti University, Kosovo

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education