The Attitudes and Awareness of the Teacher Candidates about Cultural Heritage

Suat Polat


The purpose of this study is to determine of the teacher candidates’ attitudes and awareness levels towards cultural
heritage and to ensure that the teacher candidates gain awareness of cultural heritage. The research is based on an
experimental model from quantitative research approaches and the population consists of teacher candidates who study
in Faculty of Education at Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University. Simple random sampling method was used to determine
sample of the study. The data of the study was gathered with Personal Information Form and the Cultural Heritage
Attitude Scale developed by Akbaba (2014). SPSS 22 program is used in the analysis of the data. According to the
results obtained, it is determined that gender, class and education status of the father are not effective in attitudes and
awareness towards cultural heritage, whereas the undergraduate program and education of mother play an effective
role. It has been determined that the educational trip has positively affected the transfer of cultural heritage,
consciousness of cultural heritage and cultural heritage for the society.

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