Certain predictors of shyness among Turkish pre-service teachers


Yuksel-Sahin F.

Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 Şubat 2012, cilt.47, ss.207-217

Özet

The purpose of this study is to prediction based on some variables of the shyness levels of Turkish canditate teachers. A total of 410 persons participated. "Shyness Scale", "The Submissive Acts Scale", "The Social Comparison Scale", "Sociotropy-Autonomy Scale" and "The Personal Information Form" were used for data collection. Multiple regression analysis were used for data analysis. According to the results of the study submissive acts, social comparison, sociotropy autonomy were significant predictors of canditate teachers' shyness. Moreover, according to the results of the study income, positive self-image, perceived themselves popular were significant predictors of canditate teachers' shyness. However, gender was not significant predictors predictors of canditate teachers' shyness.