Öğrenci: EGEMEN AYDOĞDU
Asıl Danışman (Eş Danışmanlı Tezler İçin): Hatice Gülru YükselÖzet:
Foreign language teaching is a multi-dimensional process which includeslearners, parents, teachers, school, materials, administrators, resources and educationalplanners. Foreign language teaching competences which is one of the key factors ofeffective teaching of foreign languages has been a field of interest for researchers. Bothpre service and in service teacher training processes have to be improved continuouslyin order to improve the qualities teachers have.The purpose of this study was to investigate the foreign language teachers?perceptions on foreign language teaching competences. The data was collected by a 68item Likert type questionnaire. The population of the study cohorts 150 teachers ofEnglish who were working in K-12 schools located in Edirne during the secondsemester of 2005-2006 academic year. The data were statistically analyzed and after theanalysis of data the teachers? perceptions for teaching competences have beendescribed. The teachers seem to perceive themselves competent enough in someteaching competences whereas they also state that some action has to be taken in orderto improve the quality of the current foreign language teaching practices.This study may contribute to the current efforts to improve the quality of foreignlanguage teaching in Turkey. The more that is known about effective teaching, the morelikely teachers, teacher trainers, researchers and curriculum developers may proposeimprovements for the improvement of foreign language teaching.Key words: Teaching competences, Foreign language teaching competences,perceptions on teaching competences, TKT.