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An investigation on the relationship between empathy-related constructs of english instructors at Atılım University preparatory school within the framework of peace education

Özdemir, Esra
This study aimed to examine the relationship between empathy-related constructs of English instructors at Atılım University Preparatory School and certain demographic features such as age, gender, educational background, and experience. The scale which consists of a demographic inventory, a questionnaire, and a semi-structured interview were developed by the researchers. The scale consists of "Interpersonel Reactivity Index (IRI)". The results of the questionnaire were analyzed through SPSS 15.0. This data gathering instrument was implemented on 90 English instructors working at Atılım University Preparatory School. The results of the interviews were analyzed tghrough content analysis. The result of the study revealed that there is a relationship between perspective-taking and empathic concern tendencies of English instructors and their age and experience.