The Effect of Social Values on the Perception of University Climate A Research on Candidate Teachers


The aim of this study is to determine the effect of the social values of the prospective teachers on university climate and to determine whether these values and perceptions differ according to gender, class level, department, homeland, father education level, graduated high school type, order of preference, and place of residence. The sample of the research carried out in the relational survey model consisted of 314 pre-service teachers studying at Marmara University Atatürk Faculty of Education during the 2017- 2018 academic spring term. “School Climate Scale for University Students” developed by Terzi (2015) and “Multi-Dimensional Social Values Scale” developed by Bolat (2013) were used to collect the research data. According to the results of the research, it is seen that traditional values have the highest perceptions regarding the social values of teacher candidates. It can be seen that this sub-dimension is followed by “religious values”, “family values”, “scientific values”, “work values” and finally “political values”. Male teacher candidates’ perceptions of female in the family are significantly differentiate than female teacher candidates. It is seen that candidate teachers’ perceptions of social values are a significant predictor of school commitment of university climate perceptions.


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