Investigation of the environmental attitudes of the early childhood teacher candidates

Cevher Kalburan F. N., YURT Ö., Kandır A.

Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol.2, no.2, pp.4977-4984, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.4977-4984
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


This study aimed to determine early childhood teacher-candidates’ environmental attitudes. The sampling of the study consisted of 605 teacher-candidates attending to early childhood education programs in faculties of education in universities in the provinces of Ankara, Afyon, Denizli and Konya in Turkey. Environmental Attitude Scale” developed by Fernandez-Manzanal et al. (2007) was used as a tool of data collection. At the end of the research, the environmental attitudes of early childhood teacher candidates’ are identified and suggestions are made based on the findings