University Curriculum and its Role in Preparing for the Teaching Profession and Professional Motivation
Ali Jerad Yousif
The present study aims to identify the role of university curriculum in preparing for the teaching
profession with its aspects (specialized-educational and psycho-cultural). It also examines its role in the
professional motivation among students at the University of Kufa's College of Education for Girls, according to two
variables: major (pure-social-human sciences) and type the study (morning-evening). Two scales were built
according to the fundamental scientific procedures, and in light of the appropriate statistical means to conclude the
results. The results are: (The curriculum plays a significant role in preparing for teaching with its specialized and
cultural sides, and a distinct improvement in the educational and psychological aspects. Moreover, it has a
distinctive role in professional motivation. However, there are no significant statistical differences for the research
variables except for the bilateral interaction between the two variables of major and type of study for the scale of
preparation for the teaching profession in favor of human evening study). The research concluded with a set of
recommendations and suggestions.
Volume: Volume 24
Issues: Issue 5
Keywords: Professional Motivation, Role in Preparing, University Curriculum.