email@example.com, Selçuk University
firstname.lastname@example.org, Karabük University
Teaching profession plays a vital role in the sense that it relates to education, social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological dimensions with special expertise in the field and having the knowledge and skills required professional qualification (Şişman & Acat, 2003) However, it cannot be denied that the have been some unavoidable problems such as teachers’ lack of sufficient skills and competence that are unfortunately and still prevailing in our times. Therefore, this study aims at bringing some invaluable insights by investigating the pedagogical information and knowledge and its use in foreign language teaching profession. In short, they must be pedagogically literate in teaching. For the purpose of this study a 5 point Likert-type scale designed by Usta and Karakuş (2014) for the high school teachers working in Gaziantep (N = 250) will be administered.
Pedagogical literacy, foreign language, prospective teachers.