An Analysis of Self-efficacy Perceptions of Physical Education and Sport Teacher Candidates and Other Teacher Candidates on Teaching Profession

Tugce Ozer, Duygu H. Demirel

APA 6th edition
Ozer, T., & Demirel, D.H. (2017). An Analysis of Self-efficacy Perceptions of Physical Education and Sport Teacher Candidates and Other Teacher Candidates on Teaching Profession. European Journal of Educational Research, 6(3), 313 - 319. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.3.313

Ozer T., and Demirel D.H. 2017 'An Analysis of Self-efficacy Perceptions of Physical Education and Sport Teacher Candidates and Other Teacher Candidates on Teaching Profession', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 313 - 319. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Ozer, Tugce and Demirel, Duygu H. . "An Analysis of Self-efficacy Perceptions of Physical Education and Sport Teacher Candidates and Other Teacher Candidates on Teaching Profession". (2017)European Journal of Educational Research 6, no. 3(2017): 313 - 319. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.3.313


Aim of this research is to identify the self-efficacy perception levels of teacher candidates studying at department of Physical Education and Sport and other teaching departments towards teaching profession, to present whether these the self-efficacy perceptions differ or not depending on independent variables acquired from the personal information of the candidates. It is important that Physical Education teacher candidates have high levels of self-efficacy perception on teaching profession. A total of 904 teacher candidates 175 of whom are studying at department of Physical Education and Sport participated into the research voluntarily. “The Self-efficacy Perception Scale of Teacher Candidates towards Themselves” is used in the research. It is seen that Physical Education teacher candidates have higher levels of self-efficacy perception than other teacher candidates and that self-efficacy perceptions on teaching profession differ depending on gender variable. Also, it is found out that the correlation coefficient between scores obtained in the scale is meaningful both for Physical Education teacher candidates and other teacher candidates.

Keywords: Physical education, teacher candidates, teaching profession, self-efficacy, different variables.


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