An investigation into the students' choosing mathematics as a teaching profession

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Author: Ertem-Akbas, Elif; Cancan, Murat


The profession of mathematics is known to be difficult in society (Cakyr & Akkaya, 2017). In this direction, in this study, it is aimed to determine the factors that impact the choices of the students who are preparing for university exams and considering to choose mathematics teaching department. In this study, where the qualitative research method was adopted, the focus group interview was used as the data collection technique. The focus group interviews aim to gain in-depth, detailed and multidimensional qualitative information about the participants' perspectives, experiences,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Providers of education and training; Career development

Keywords: Career choice; Teachers; Questionnaire; Decision making; Opinion; Family; Case study; Student interests

Geographic subjects: Turkey; Europe

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: Futuristic Implementations of Research in Education, 2020

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 1

Journal date: May 2020

Pages: pp. 49-59

ISSN: 2717-7734

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 140.824

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