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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(2) 462-482

Social Acceptence: Variables Predicting Social Acceptance of Teachers Working with Special Needs

Emre Laçin, Mustafa Ceylan

pp. 462 - 482   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.06   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.021

Published online: July 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 2  |  Number of Download: 79


Abstract

The present research aims to investigate the social acceptance of teachers who work with individuals with special needs, along with identifying the variables that may contribute to predicting social acceptance. The study comprised 318 primary and secondary school teachers affiliated with the Ministry of National Education in the central district of Antakya, Hatay province. Employing a descriptive survey model based on the relational model, the research utilized three data collection instruments: the Teacher Social Acceptance Scale for Individuals with Special Needs, the Commitment to Teaching Profession Scale, and the Student-Teacher Relationship Scale-Short Form. Analytically, the research data underwent examination through t-tests, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients, and multiple linear regression analysis. The outcomes revealed that gender had no significant impact on the level of social acceptance among teachers working with students with special needs. However, both professional commitment and the student-teacher relationship emerged as influential and substantial predictors of social acceptance. The implications of these findings were thoroughly discussed within the framework of existing literature, and relevant recommendations were subsequently put forward.

Keywords: Social acceptance, social acceptance of special needs, teacher social acceptance


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APA 6th edition
Lacin, E. & Ceylan, M. (2023). Social Acceptence: Variables Predicting Social Acceptance of Teachers Working with Special Needs . TAY Journal, 7(2), 462-482. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.06

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Lacin, E. and Ceylan, M. (2023). Social Acceptence: Variables Predicting Social Acceptance of Teachers Working with Special Needs . TAY Journal, 7(2), pp. 462-482.

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Lacin, Emre and Mustafa Ceylan (2023). "Social Acceptence: Variables Predicting Social Acceptance of Teachers Working with Special Needs ". TAY Journal 7 (2):462-482. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.06.

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