Prospective Primary School Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Teaching Mathematics

Mesut Tabuk

Abstract


The aim of the study is to determine prospective primary school teachers’ attitudes towards teaching mathematics. The study is designed according to model of survey in the descriptive type. A total of 236 prospective primary school teachers were examined in order to investigate the effect of gender and program differences on their attitudes towards teaching mathematics. In the study, the questionnaire “Teaching Mathematics” was used to collect the data from prospective teachers. The results revealed that the prospective teachers have positive attitude towards teaching mathematics. It was found also that gender and grade level are not significant factor on attitude scores. Finally, various suggestions were presented for future studies in accordance with the findings obtained.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v7n4p225

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