Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2020, Page: 7-16
Analysis of Moral Reasoning of Teachers and the Students with Respect to Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development
Muhammad Hafeez, Department of Science Education, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Fatima Tahira, Department of Science Education, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Qaisar Abbas Kazmi, Dera Ghazi Khan Campus, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Muhammad Zahid Hussain, Government College for Boys, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan
Received: Mar. 21, 2020;       Accepted: Apr. 9, 2020;       Published: Aug. 27, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20200601.12      View  54      Downloads  17
Abstract
Moral development of persons is a basic aim of education. According to Islamic teachings, success and failure of a person is judged on moral basis in this world and the hereafter. This study focuses on analysis of moral reasoning of teachers and the students with respect to Kohlberg’s theory of moral development. The target population for this study was teachers and students of secondary schools of district Dera Ghazi Khan. Twenty secondary schools are randomly selected from district Dera Ghazi Khan. Three (03) teachers and ten (10) students from each school are selected using random sampling method. The total sample size will be 60 teachers and 200 students. Data is selected by DIT (defining issue test). The collected data is analyzed through descriptive analysis and chi-square test applied using SPSS. The results reveal that the participants reasoned predominantly at the conventional level of Kohlberg's moral reasoning which found that there is no significant difference between the view of teachers and students towards moral reasoning.
Keywords
Koherlberg’s Theory, Moral Reasoning, Moral Development, DIT, Teacher
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Muhammad Hafeez, Fatima Tahira, Qaisar Abbas Kazmi, Muhammad Zahid Hussain, Analysis of Moral Reasoning of Teachers and the Students with Respect to Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development, International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020, pp. 7-16. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20200601.12
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