EPISTEMOLOGIC BELIEFS OF PRE-SERVICE MUSIC TEACHERS
The purpose of this study is to identify how a four-semester music teacher education programme on epistemological beliefs changes as they proceed through the programme. The participants of the study consisting of a total of 104 music teachers in four different semesters of the teacher preparation programme. The instrument used in this study is Epistemological Belief Scale. One-way ANOVA was used to identify patterns within cohorts regarding pre-service teachers’ beliefs about epistemology. In conclusion, epistemological beliefs of pre-service music teachers concerning the sub-dimension of “Belief in existence of only one truth” are analysed according to grades, a significant difference has been observed between 1st, 2nd grade and 2nd, 3rd grade.
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