The Relationship between Prospective Teachers' Media and Television Literacy and Their Critical Thinking Dispositions


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AYBEK B.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, no.63, pp.261-278, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 63
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.14689/ejer.2016.63.15
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.261-278

Abstract

Problem Statement: Teachers play a significant role in shaping students on media literacy and critical thinking. Hence, prospective teachers are required to gain knowledge about media literacy and critical thinking during pre-service training. Provided that prospective teachers who will shape the next generation possess such skills as accessing to knowledge, examining knowledge with a critical perspective and discerning what is good and what is bad, they will be able to guide students to acquire these skills. On this subject, the present study investigated a small number of studies that examine the relationship between media literacy and critical thinking.