THE MEDIATION ROLE OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' TECHNOLOGY PERCEPTIONS IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROFESSIONAL INTEREST, PROFESSIONAL APTITUDE, AND CONSTRUCTING KNOWLEDGE

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Number of pages: 158-177
Year-Number: 2020-25

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This study aims to investigate whether ‘getting computer technologies used’ has a mediating role in the relationship between professional interest, professional aptitude, and constructing knowledge in line with individual differences. The study group consists of 943 pre-services teachers. Mediation analysis was used to test the hypothesis. The result is that ‘getting computer technologies used’ maintains a mediator role in the relationship between the pre-service teachers’ construction of knowledge according to individual differences and the professional interest.

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