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The Perceptions of Student Teachers about the Effects of Class Size With Regard to Effective Teaching Process
The main purpose of this study was to determine student teachers' perceptions concerning the effects of class size with regard to the teaching process. A total of 41 fourth-year student teachers participated in the study. A questionnaire including open-ended items was used for data collection. The study revealed that there is a direct relationship between class size and motivation, teaching method used, classroom management, and assessment according to student teachers' views. Although carried with a small sample size, this study is expected to establish a firm basis for the future studies to contribute to teacher training programs, which enhance student teachers teaching abilities in both large and small classes.
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Çakmak, M. (2009). The Perceptions of Student Teachers about the Effects of Class Size With Regard to Effective Teaching Process. The Qualitative Report, 14(3), 395-408. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2009.1401
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