Methodological and Contextual Investigation of Metaphor Analysis Studies in the Field of Educational Administration

Ayşe OKUR ÖZDEMİR, Recep Serkan ARIK


This study aims to reveal the context of metaphor analysis articles published in the field of educational administration in Turkey between 2006-2016 years. The study was designed through qualitative survey method. 38 articles comprised the sample of the study. It was found that most of the articles were written in 2014 and by two authors, the most common method was qualitative research, the pre-service teachers were frequently chosen as participants and the most frequently used analysis technique was content analysis. It was determined that the metaphors were populously grouped for their function and characteristics in the articles. 


Education, educational administration, metaphor analysis, metaphorical perception

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