A Scrutiny on the Leisure Activities of The University Students Who are Preservice Teachers and on Their Expectations From the University According to Some Variables
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The objective of this study is to assess the leisure activities of the students educated at Erciyes University who are preservice teachers and to compare their expectations from the University regarding their leisure activities. The universe of the study is constituted by the students educated at Erciyes University who are preservice teachers and the sample group of the study consists of 300 students educated at different departments as determined through random method. In line with the objective of the study, the validity and reliability of the questionnaire developed for the comparisons of the students' demographic information and leisure activities as well as their expectations from the university by Kırtepe (2011) were measured and the alpha(α) value was found 75.766%. Consisting of 23 questions, the questionnaire was evaluated through the Likert Type Scale. The data obtained from the questionnaires was recorded in a computer environment with a package program called IBM SPSS 22.0. T-test and One Way Anova were used as a statistical operation. Significance level was acknowledged as ,05. According to the data obtained, and in view of the participations of the participants in the free time activities, it was determined that there had been no significant difference in terms of gender, age, and marital status while the income levels had yielded significant difference. When it comes to the expectation levels of the participants, significant difference was determined according to marital status and genders. As a result, it was determined that the participations of the students educated at Erciyes University who are preservice teachers in leisure activities varied according income levels and their expectations regarding leisure activities varied according to gender, income level, and marital status. It is considered that according to such result, Erciyes University is unable to fulfill the expectations of the students educated at Erciyes University who are preservice teachers because of the insufficiency of the leisure activities it presents.
SourceInternational Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR)
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