Investigation of the Creative Drama Levels of Teacher Candidates who Study at University According to Different Variables


  • Özlem Gültekin Sun
  • Hüseyin Eroğlu



Creative Drama, Prospective Teachers, University


Introduction: In this study, pre-service teachers' attitudes towards creative drama in the Physical Education Sports High School (PESC) and classroom teaching departments at Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University in the 2019-2020 Academic year were measured with different variables. 

Material and Methods: The Drama Creative Drama Attitude Scale developed by Okvuran (2000) was applied to 120 prospective teachers, 58 of which were PESC and 62 of which were primary school teachers. SPSS program was used for data analysis. Frequency, descriptive statistics, correlation, t-test, ANOVA and Exploratory Factor Analysis (AFA) were used in the analysis.

Results: It was found that there was a negative relationship between the attitudes towards drama and critical attitudes towards drama among the dimensions obtained with EFA. In addition, a statistically significant positive relationship was found between individual attitudes and attitudes towards drama. In addition, it was found that there was a significant difference in gender critical attitudes in favor of female participants. According to their departments, a significant difference was found in critical attitudes.  A significant difference was found in favor of high school compared to Anatolian high school.

Conclusions: As a result, it was determined that the sample's perspective on creative drama was positive.