Examining Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Attitudes of Prospective Music Teachers Trained with Concurrent and Consecutive Model
The aim of this study is to examine self-efficacy beliefs and attitude of prospective music teacherstrained concurrent vs consecutive teacher training model with regard to varied demographic factorsand define whether their attitudes affect levels of self-efficacy beliefs. General and correlationalsurvey was used in the study and two scales were used; Self-efficacy Scale and Attitude Scale. It wasdetermined that data has normal distribution with equal variances. Hence, parametric statistics wasused in order to analysis collected quantitative data. Some of the results are that; there is nosignificant difference both level of self-efficacy and attitudes towards their professions betweenteachers trained concurrent and consecutive teacher training model. There is difference attitudetowards their profession according to their gender. Most important finding in the study is that thereis significant positive linear relationship between attitudes of prospective music teachers towardstheir profession and their level of self-efficacy. Moreover, an attitude is a significant predictor onlevel of self-efficacy of prospective music teachers.