Determination of Associations between Educational Beliefs, Emotional Labor and Self-Efficacy in Teacher Candidates

Sahin E.

ANTHROPOLOGIST, vol.19, no.2, pp.543-555, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09720073.2015.11891689
  • Journal Name: ANTHROPOLOGIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-555
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of the present research is the determination of associations between educational beliefs, emotional labor and self-efficacy and comparison by certain variables among teacher candidates attending different departments of the Faculty of Education. 398 students participated in the research; the students were. attending Uludag University Faculty of Education in different departments. The research results showed that the teacher candidates displayed statistically significant discrepancy between their emotional bias sub-dimension scores on emotional labor and progressivizm, existentializm, reconstructionizm sub-dimension scores on emotional labor depending on their gender (p<.05); between their self-efficacy, emotional labor and educational beliefs scores depending on their class level and departments and finally, between their emotional labor scores depending on their academic achievement and departments (p<.01). Besides, a statistically significant positive correlation was established in the following three, the positive correlation between self-efficacy and grade levels (p<.05), the positive correlation between meta-cognitive awareness and departments (p<.05), and the positive correlation between self-efficacy and academic achievement (p<.01) of the teacher candidates.