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ERIC Number: EJ889201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
The Value Preferences of the Academicians in Turkey towards Their Children, Students, and Colloquies
Ozdemir, M. Cagatay; Unsal, Haluk; Yuksel, Galip; Cemaloglu, Necati
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v10 n2 p1101-1112 Spr 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine the preferences of Turkish academicians about the values of the most positive and negative characteristics that they want to see in their children, students, and colleagues. In this study, Bacanli's (2002) "the most positive" and "the most negative" adjectives data gathering tool is used to collect the data. The population includes 75.000 academicians from public and private universities. Moreover, the sample, which consists of 3400 academicians, is selected by using systematic sampling. The survey method is used and frequency, percent, and Chi-square are conducted to analyze the data. When the results of the study are considered, the academicians valued that the most positive characteristics of their children is to be "honest," of their students is to be "hard-working," and of their colleagues is to be "open-minded." However, the most negative characteristic of their children is to be a "liar," of their students and colleagues are to be "inconsistent" in their behaviors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey