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Child Care Teachers` Playfulness and Teaching Intention: Focusing on the Mediating Effects of Recognition of Music and Movement Activities
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Child Studies
  • Volume 37, Issue 2,  2016, pp.1-11
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Child Studies
  • DOI : 10.5723/kjcs.2016.37.2.1
 Title & Authors
Child Care Teachers` Playfulness and Teaching Intention: Focusing on the Mediating Effects of Recognition of Music and Movement Activities
Lee, Ina; Lee, Wanjeong;
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 Abstract
Objective: This study examined how child care teachers` playfulness and recognition of music and movement relate to their teaching intention of music and movement. Methods: Participants were 200 child care teachers in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi areas. The data were analyzed for descriptive statistics, pearson`s correlation analysis, hierarchical multiple regression analysis, and sobel test. Results: The main results were as follows: First, child care teachers` playfulness, teaching intention of music and movement and their recognition of music and movement were positively correlated. Second, child care teachers` playfulness influenced on their teaching intention of music and movement. Finally, teachers` recognition of music and movement mediated the relationship between teachers` playfulness and their teaching intention of music and movement. Conclusion: This study showed that teachers` playfulness influenced on their positive recognition of music and movement activities, which was the variable that caused mediation in the teachers` playfulness and their teaching attention.
 Keywords
playfulness;teaching intention;recognition of music and movement;
 Language
Korean
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