Research Article
Analysis of the Parental Support Perceived by Pre-Service Music Teachers in Instrumental Education in Line with Some Variables: Uludag University Sample

Ecehan Arslanhan, Hatice Onuray Egilmez , Doruk Engur

APA 6th edition
Arslanhan, E., Egilmez, H.O., & Engur, D. (2019). Analysis of the Parental Support Perceived by Pre-Service Music Teachers in Instrumental Education in Line with Some Variables: Uludag University Sample. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(2), 535-543. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.535

Arslanhan E., Egilmez H.O., and Engur D. 2019 'Analysis of the Parental Support Perceived by Pre-Service Music Teachers in Instrumental Education in Line with Some Variables: Uludag University Sample', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 535-543. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Arslanhan, Ecehan , Egilmez, Hatice Onuray and Engur, Doruk . "Analysis of the Parental Support Perceived by Pre-Service Music Teachers in Instrumental Education in Line with Some Variables: Uludag University Sample". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 2(2019): 535-543. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.535


In this study, it was aimed to examine existing condition of parental support taken by pre-service music teachers in instrumental education according to some variables and to determine the relationship between them. 123 students, who study in Uludag University Department of Music Education, constitute the sample of the research. The data collected with “Parental Support Scale Perceived in Instrumental Education” is analyzed with t-test, ANOVA and Mann-Withney U test. The results demonstrated that parental support perceived in instrumental education does not change according to gender, living together/separate status of parents, mother’s working/not working status, income level of parents or students living together/separate with parents’ status. Nevertheless, when the class level increases, the parental support perceived in instrumental education decreases. Also, it is determined that the students who has someone playing musical instrument in their family has higher points for parental support perceived in instrumental education. There was a significant linear trend, indicating that as the education level of mother increased, both the sub-dimensions and total scores of parental support perceived in instrumental education increased proportionately. On the other hand, as the education level of father increased, only the total scores increased proportionately.

Keywords: Instrumental education, parental support, pre-service music teachers


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