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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12A), 31-36
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12A-5
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Attitude of the Female Teacher-Trainees towards the Existing B.Ed. Syllabus of the University of Burdwan: An Empirical Study

Amal Kumar Chakrabarty1, and Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera2

1Katwa College (B. Ed. Dept.) Katwa, Burdwan, W.B., India

2Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, INDIA

Pub. Date: December 10, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teacher Education: Issues and Challenges)

Cite this paper:
Amal Kumar Chakrabarty and Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera. Attitude of the Female Teacher-Trainees towards the Existing B.Ed. Syllabus of the University of Burdwan: An Empirical Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12A):31-36. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12A-5

Abstract

Attitude plays an important role in determining the mental inclination of the individuals concerned. In the sphere of teacher education research the attitude constitutes a significant and comprehensive dimension that prompts the researchers to explore their inquisitive outlook on multiple factors pertaining to teacher education program. Considering this perspective the researchers made up their mind to explore the attitude of the secondary female teacher-trainees pursuing their B. Ed. course in the teacher training institutions under The University of Burdwan. The attitude of the female teacher-trainees belonging to Govt. sponsored and private B. Ed. colleges were the target population of the present study. Four of such colleges were selected for attitude survey. An opinionnaire comprising 36 statements were administered to the trainees and their responses were collected. Administering Likert-type scale their opinions were quantified. At last the scores were calculated and t-test was done to know the attitudinal differences between two different types of female teacher-trainees, namely, deputed-fresher, govt.-private etc.

Keywords:
attitude teacher education secondary female teacher trainees B. Ed. students

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