Inspecting the communication skills of the students of the faculty of education in terms of different varieties: Sample of Uludağ University

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Bursa Uludağ University, Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2018

Thesis Language: Turkish

Student: İlknur Savaş

Supervisor: SELMA GÜLEÇ


Communication, which has an unquestionable place and importance in human life, can not bu seperated from education. Man is in communication from his birth to death. Teaching is a process of transmitting the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors. Transmitting of all these completely is directly related with the development of communication skills. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the communication skills of the students of the Faculty of Education according to gender, the program seen, the number of siblings, the average income level, the educational status of the parents and the mother - father occupation variables. The study's subject of research is constituted by the students of Uludağ University, Faculty of Education. The sample of the research is composed by 339 prospective teachers who are being educated in Primary School Teacher, Science Teacher, Social Studies Teacher, Mathematics for Primary Schools and Preschool Teachers' education divisions. Subjects were choosen randomly. To identify the communication skills of the teachers, the scale of measuring the communication skills, developed by Fidan KORKUT (Korkut, 1996) was applied. Also the gender, numbers of brothers/sisters, average income of the families, parents' education and professions and personal forms were used. As the results, gained by one-way analysis of variance in study of the education and professions of fathers of the sampling group is p˂0.05, Bonferroni Test was applied which is one of the Post hoc. test. And also for the parametric items t-test and one way variance analysis (Anova) and for the non-parametric items Mann-Whitney U test were applied to identify whether there are differences in the opinions of the prospective teacher. As a result, the communication skills of the Uludağ University Education Faculty students are at a high level. And this is a very important and intended situation as they will be teaching in an area where they must bring the important skills in communication to their students.