email@example.com, Dokuz Eylul University
firstname.lastname@example.org, İstanbul Medeniyet University
email@example.com, Bursa Technical University
This study aims to determine pre-service English teachers’ perceptions about their critical reading self-efficacy and cognitive flexibility and to find out whether there is a statistically significant relation between the two variables. This is a descriptive study with the relational survey method. The data will be collected from the undergraduate students studying English Language Teaching at Dokuz Eylul University, Buca Education faculty via “the Critical Reading Perceptions of Self-Efficacy Scale” developed by Karadeniz (2014) and “the Cognitive Flexibilty Scale” developed by Çelikkaleli (2014). The sample of the study will be determined with the stratified cluster sampling technique and the scales will be given to two classes from each grade in the program. The data will be analyzed with SPSS packet program and statistical tests like t-test, One-way Anova, Pearson correlation in addition to frequency and percentage calculations will be used in the analysis. The findings will be discussed in terms of the related literature.
Cognitive Flexibility, critical reading self-efficacy, pre-service English teachers