SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC VALUES OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS IN RELATION TO ATTITUDE TOWARDS TEACHING PROFESSION
Keywords:social, economic, values, Attitude, teaching profession, prospective teachers
Values are important for the society. A society can progress if it is not disintegrated into the individuals rather than united into a body of society. Society needs a body of ideals and values to unite its members. The value system in the life of individuals helps them to live in the right direction. So it is the most important duty of teachers to inculcate values among students. All teachers must have the values and ideals in order to be efficient teachers.This study aimed to determine to what extent the social and economic values of prospective teachers predict their attitude towards teaching profession. The main objectives of the study were to find out the correlation between social values of prospective teachers and attitude and between economic values of prospective teachers and attitude towards teaching profession. To achieve these objectives, the sample of 200 prospective teachers was taken from all educational colleges under Punjab University Chandigarh. Descriptive analysis like mean, median, S.D. and coefficient of correlation calculated. No significant correlation was found between social values of prospective teachers and attitude towards teaching profession, but a positive and significant correlation was found between economic values of prospective teachers and attitude of towards teaching profession.
Ahluwalia, S. P. (1978). Development of a teacher attitude inventory and a study of change in professional attitude of student teachers, Second Survey of Research in Education, pp 423.
Anderson, Charles (1974). The political Economy of Social class. Engelwood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice hall.
Ornstein, A.C., & Levine, D.U. (2003). Foundations of education (8th ed.), Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Proshansky, H.M. (1975). Environmental psychology: Man and his setting, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc.
Robertson, I. (1977).Sociology, New York: Worth publishers, Inc.
Spranger, E.(1928). Types of Men, hall: Max Niemeyer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attitude_%28psychology%29#Social_psychology . 16/01/2015, 10:32pm
http://psychology.jrank.org/pages/14/Adolescence.html. 15/01/2015, 9:54pm
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2021 International Education and Research Journal (IERJ)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.