Comparative Study of Globalism Amount of High School Teachers and Students in Semnan City: Evidence from Iran

  •  Bokharaei Ahmad    
  •  Bagheri Marzieh    
  •  Hoseini Sadat    


Globalism is a basic phenomenon that impresses not only economic, social, and industrial aspects of human life but also has revolved educational, cultural, and religious lives of different people across the globe. This study aims at the comparative study of globalism amount of high school teachers and students regarding social, cultural, political, and economic dimensions. In this study, the factors of gender, residence place and level, social and economic status, education level, and access to new media like satellite and Internet have been considered as effective factors in globalism amount of teachers and students. Hypotheses were tested using survey approach. Statistical population included all high school teachers and students in Semnan City (Iran) in school year of 2013-2014. Using simple random sampling, the sample size of 490 (190 teachers and 300 students) was achieved. To gather data, a researcher-made questionnaire was used. Results showed that students have higher globalism tendency compared with their teachers that is statistically significant asa well. Finally, pathologically, globalism difference of students with teachers leads to emotional, cultural, and ideological gaps between teachers and students which and can be identified as a big cultural alarm in the society.

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