|Published online: April 27, 2015||$US5.00|
This study aims to investigate the economic literature level of students of education faculty’s primary education department. The dataset is gathered trough the survey that is applied on 868 students of education faculty’s primary education department in Inonu University in Turkey. The level of economic literacy was assessed with CEE’s Economic Literacy scale called ‘CEL quiz’. The analysis carried on with t-test and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The analysis revealed that the demographic variables such as age and gender are not effective on economic literacy level. An important point that the analysis showed the social sciences students, who attended the economics classes, received low scores that are statistically significant although they are expected to receive high scores than the others. Additionally, the analysis highlighted that the student in mathematics teaching department demonstrated high levels of economic literacy than the rest of the participants.
|Keywords:||Economic Literacy, Prospective Teachers, Primary School Programs, Economic Awareness|
The International Journal of Early Childhood Learning, Volume 22, Issue 2, June 2015, pp.1-12. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: April 27, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 854.474KB)).
Associate Professor of Public Finance, Department of Public Finance, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
Associate Professor of Tax Law, Department of Fiscal Law, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey
PhD candidate, Business School, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK