Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 1, Pages 255 - 269 2020-03-15

The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students

Abdel Rahman Mitib ALTAKHAİNEH [1] , Moath ALOMERY [2] , Noor ALKADDOUR [3]


This study examines the attitude of pre-service teachers towards the gender of their instructors and students at schools during the practicum in the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. This study is motivated by the observation that gender is a salient factor influencing the communicative behaviour of the pre-service teachers during their practicum. For the purpose of this study, twenty pre-service teachers from Al Ain University were interviewed using a semi-structured format. The results reveal that female pre-service teachers prefer female instructors for religious and cultural reasons, and female school students because they are well-disciplined and polite. For male pre-service teachers, the majority had no preference for gender concerning their school students, and they believed they would gain more experience teaching both genders. With regard to the male pre-service teachers’ instructors, the trainees preferred male instructors due to easier communication and convenience. It is recommended that pre-service teachers be allowed to choose their students and instructors based on gender if possible, and consequently they may be allocated on this basis. The study concludes with some recommendations for further research.
practicum, communication accommodation theory, pre-service teachers, gender, schools
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education and Educational Research
Published Date March 2020
Journal Section Teacher Education
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7605-2497
Author: Abdel Rahman Mitib ALTAKHAİNEH (Primary Author)
Institution: Al Ain University
Country: United Arab Emirates


Orcid: 0000-0001-6283-0315
Author: Moath ALOMERY
Institution: Al Ain University
Country: United Arab Emirates


Orcid: 0000-0002-9408-4801
Author: Noor ALKADDOUR
Institution: Al Ain University
Country: United Arab Emirates


Dates

Publication Date : March 15, 2020

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APA ALTAKHAİNEH, A , ALOMERY, M , ALKADDOUR, N . (2020). The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 8 (1) , 255-269 . DOI: 10.17478/jegys.676882
MLA ALTAKHAİNEH, A , ALOMERY, M , ALKADDOUR, N . "The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 255-269 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/52150/676882>
Chicago ALTAKHAİNEH, A , ALOMERY, M , ALKADDOUR, N . "The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 255-269
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AMA ALTAKHAİNEH A , ALOMERY M , ALKADDOUR N . The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students. JEGYS. 2020; 8(1): 255-269.
Vancouver ALTAKHAİNEH A , ALOMERY M , ALKADDOUR N . The Effect of Gender on the Perception of Pre-Service Teachers towards their Instructors and Students. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2020; 8(1): 269-255.