Assessment of Student Views on the Communicative Behaviours of Instructors
Gamze Şahoğlu 1, Emete Yağcı, Guner Konedrali 2, Emine Yağcı 1 *
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1 Near East University , Nicosia 99010 Cyprus
2 Ataturk Teacher Training Academy , Nicosia 99010 Cyprus
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This article has been presented in ICES 2017 - International Conference on Environmental Sciences & Educational Studies.

This article belongs to the special issue "Interdisciplinary Research on the Environmental Education, Educational Studies in Sustainability & Instructional Technologies and Designs".

Abstract

This study, which was conducted to identify the views of students of teaching department regarding the communication behaviours of instructors with the role of education administrators, aims to reflect the views of students with regard to the communication behaviours of instructors in the classroom management and the students behaviours in the communication styles within the class management.Therefore, the communication behaviours of instructors in classroom management were identified and then, it was asserted whether such behaviours vary based on the several independent variables, and finally the demographic characteristics of the students taking part in the scale were assessed. Based on the data obtained from such results, the views of instructors on the communication behaviours in the classroom management and their consideration for the lesson were obtained. The inventory of Samsa (2005) “Measuring Communication Behaviors of Instructors” used in the quantitative research was adapted and 5 different dependent variables were obtained. 1. Form of Address, 2. Lecturing, 3. Use of Grammar, 4. Respect to the environment, 5. Clarity of communicationarethe sub dimensions of the scale. The 5 dependent variables which were obtained through the factor analysis on the adapted scale were analyzed whether they vary based on the demographic characteristics of the students under the scale. The method used to obtain such results is the quantitative research method. In this context, data was collected through a questionnaire, and the statistical analysis of data was conducted through SPSS 23.0 for Windows Evaluation version.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.12973/ejmste/80933

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2018 - Volume 14 Issue 3, pp. 877-890

Publication date: 01 Dec 2017

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