Media's Representation of Real World According to Candidate Teachers' Opinions

ŞAHİN Ç., Tuzel S.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.36, no.159, pp.127-140, 2011 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 159
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.127-140
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this research is to expose media world's representation level of real world according to candidate teachers' opinions. A survey method is used as a descriptive research. The development phase and validity and reliability studies were completed by the researchers. The scale named "Scale of Media World's Representation Level of Real World" is conducted with 376 candidate teachers and frequency, T-test, and one way Anova statistics were computed. According to the results, candidate teachers are undecided about media's representation level of the real world in general. There is a significant mean difference between the representation level of media and the most widely used media and most trusted media by candidate teachers. However, a significant mean difference could not be found between the representation level of media and the variables of department and gender. Suggestions are given according to the obtained results.