International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-951X

Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2010, Vol. 1(4) 1-14

Relationship between the Motivation Levels of the Music Teacher Candidates related to Leaining Musical Instruments and Their Selections of Career Training

Sibel ÇOBAN & Tuğba ÇALIŞKAN

pp. 1 - 14   |  Manu. Number: ijrte.2010.017

Published online: September 01, 2010  |   Number of Views: 129  |  Number of Download: 640


Abstract

 This study examined the relationship between the motivation levels of candidate music teachers towards instrument lessons and their preferences for career education. The research universe comprises music teacher candidates studying at Music Education Sections Departments of Fine Arts in Education Faculties and the study sample comprises first, second, third and fourth grade students studying at Music Education Sections Departments of Fine Arts in Education Faculties of Marmara University, Gazi University, Dokuz Eylül University and Abant Đzzet Baysal University.

A “Personal Data Questionnaire” and “Motivation Scale for Individual Instrument Lesson” were applied as measurement instruments.

This study investigated students’ motivational differences according to four sub-dimensions (interest, educational atmosphere, environment, professional expectation) of the Motivation Scale between

  • Choosing musical teacher training willingly
  • Planning to follow a different profession (except for Music teacher) after graduation.

The results showed that the motivation levels of the students towards instrument lessons differed significantly in accordance with the ‘career aspirations’ variable. Participants who willingly pursued a career as a music teacher scored higher in the motivation scale sub-dimension of ‘interest’. 

Keywords: Motivation, Instrument Education, Career Education


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
COBAN, S. & CALISKAN, T. (2010). Relationship between the Motivation Levels of the Music Teacher Candidates related to Leaining Musical Instruments and Their Selections of Career Training. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 1(4), 1-14.

Harvard
COBAN, S. and CALISKAN, T. (2010). Relationship between the Motivation Levels of the Music Teacher Candidates related to Leaining Musical Instruments and Their Selections of Career Training. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 1(4), pp. 1-14.

Chicago 16th edition
COBAN, Sibel and Tugba CALISKAN (2010). "Relationship between the Motivation Levels of the Music Teacher Candidates related to Leaining Musical Instruments and Their Selections of Career Training". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 1 (4):1-14.