Constructing a philosophy: prospective teachers' opinions about constructivism


1st World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Administration (WCLTA), Cairo, Egypt, 29 - 31 October 2010, vol.9 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 9
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.12.150
  • City: Cairo
  • Country: Egypt
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study was to ascertain whether the views of primary and elementary school prospective teachers related to constructivist approach based on their field of study and GPA. A descriptive methodology was used. This sample included 90 prospective teachers in the departments, Elementary Science Education, Elementary Mathematics Education, and Primary School Education at Eskisehir Osmangazi University. Frequencies, means, t-test and ANOVA were used. Result indicated that the views of prospective teachers about constructivist approach were generally positive. Also, the views of prospective teachers differ based on department and GPA.