The Degree of Practicing Social Values among the Hashemite University B.A. Students in Light of the Current Global Changes

Zohair H. Al-Zoubi

Abstract


This study aimed at identifying the degree of practicing the social values among the B.A. degree students at the Hashemite University in light of the current global changes. It also aimed at identifying the impact of the variables of: gender, the student's studying level, and place of living on the degree of practice of social values among those students.The community of the study included the B.A. degree students at the Hashemite University during the 2nd semester of the year 2008/2009, with a total of (16472) male and female students. A random layered sample was chosen with a total of (950) male and female students, forming nearly a percentage of (6%) from the study community. After calculating the means and standard deviations for the students' answers on the study tool items, and after using One-Way ANOVA and (L.S.D) test, the study came up with the following results:- the Hashemite University B.A. students' social values degree of practice has had a high level (the entire average was more than 3.5).- there were statistically significant differences for the practicing degree of social values among the Hashemite University B.A. degree students ascribed to the variable of gender and for the benefit of female students.- there were statistically significant differences for the practicing degree of social values among the Hashemite University B.A. degree students ascribed to the variable of place of living and for the benefit of rural areas students.- there were no statistically significant differences for the practicing degree of social values among the Hashemite University B.A. degree students ascribed to the variable of students' studying level.

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