Attitude Towards Teaching Career - Initial Assessment of First Year Students

Liliana Bujor, Doina Maria Schipor


A career option requires for first year students a first evaluation of the proposed academic offer, and, therefore, a self-assessment. Such moment activate the adaptive resources by appealing spontaneous assessments of attitudes. The attitudes towards teaching career become now the teleological landmarks necessary for career decision. In this paper we present the results of an investigative i nquiry which aimed to reveal the first year students’ attitude towards the teaching career. We supposed that the attitudinal dimensions are related to independent variables as environment, gender, faculty and personality factors. The results showed that only gender and faculty determine significant differences in attitudinal dimensions.

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