The Effect of an Education-Themed Movie on the Academic Motivation of Teacher Candidates and Their Attitude towards Teaching Profession

Hakkı Kontaş

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of an education-themed movie on the academic motivation of teacher candidates and their attitude towards teaching profession. The study was carried out in the fall term in 2014-2015 academic year with the participation of 89 teacher candidates (53 in experimental group and 36 for control group). In the study, quasi-experimental design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. “Academic Motivation Scale” and “Attitude Scale towards Teaching Profession” were used for data collection. Dependent group t-test and independent group t-test were used in analyses. Findings of the research indicated that the education-themed movie has a significant effect on intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation external regulation dimensions of academic motivation scale and love, value and harmony dimensions regarding teaching profession on the experiment group.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v4i6.1483

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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