English Language and Literature Students’ Perceptions towards English Language Teacher Identity

Irfan Tosuncuoglu

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Identity can be defined as how an individual is perceived as an individual in any presumable setting. When the literature is reviewed, there is a limited number of studies conducted regarding English teachers perceptions towards teacher identity. This study will shed on a light on the related area. This is an experimental study . The survey was carried out in Spring term of 2018-2019 academic year. There were 97 student participants receiving education in the English Language and Literature department of Karabük University. The age of the learners ranged from 19 and 25-over. The learners were from 2 kinds of education where students study. There were 44 students from daytime education and 53 students were from daytime education. The data obtained through the application regarding the development of Teaching Profession Attitude Scale has been transferred to SPSS . All statistical analysis was performed using IBM-SPSS (International Business Machines-Software Package for Social Sciences) Statistics, Version 23·0 (Armonk, New York). Non-parametric (Mann-Whitney-U and Kruskal-Wallis) tests were used due to the non-normally distributed data.

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