The Assessment of Instructors’ Misbehaviours According to the College Students’ Perceptions


  • Niyazi Özer; Büşra Bozanoğlu


The main purpose of this study was to reveal misbehaviours’ of faculty members from the point views of college students. The sample of the study consisted of 1019 students, studying at Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, and Faculty of Engineering in İnönü University during 2012-2013 academic year. The data of the study was collected by self-administered survey entitled Instructor Misbehaviour Scale. Descriptive statistics calculations were primarily used while analysing the data gathered. Independent t test and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) analyses were also conducted according to the independent variables and Scheffe test was used for determining the difference between groups. Results showed that there was significant differences in terms of gender, faculty studied and title of instructor variables. It has been revealed male-participants and students studying at Engineering and Arts & Sciences faculties have negative views about instructors’ misbehaviours. Also it was found that students think that instructors misbehave than professors.