Abstract


PERCEPTIONS OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS ENROLLED AT EDUCATION FACULTY AND PEDAGOGICAL FORMATION COURSE TOWARDS CURRICULUM LITERACY
The aim of this study is to determine the opinions of prospective teachers enrolled at Faculty of Education and Pedagogical Formation Course towards curriculum literacy. The research is a survey model. Study group includes 753 prospective teachers at Faculty of Education and 908 prospective teachers enrolled at Pedagogical Formation Course at Fırat University in Spring term of 2017-2018 academic year. All prospective teachers were included into the study as it was possible to include the whole population into the study. Curriculum Literacy Scale developed by Bolat (2017) was used as the data collection tool. The scale includes two subscales named reading and writing. Prospective teachers’ opinions towards curriculum literacy were compared in terms of gender, education status and department variables. Mean scores, standard deviation, independent groups t test and One-way ANOVA were used to analyze the data. Study results revealed statistically significant differences between the opinions of prospective teachers based on gender, education status and department variables.

Keywords
Education Faculty, Pedagogical Formation Course, Curriculum, Curriculum Literacy