Classifying Values by Categories

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The aim of this study is to make a new classification regarding the fact that the current classifications may change constantly because of values’ gaining a different dimension and importance every single day. In this research descriptive research, which was used frequently in qualitative research methods, was preferred. This research was conducted with the participation of 1394 participants. These participants are 350 teachers working in Isparta provience, 190 students studying at Suleyman Demirel University Education Faculty, 454 candidate teachers who graduated and studying for the exam of KPSS and 400 primary school students in the 2014/2015 education years. All of the data in the research were obtained through “Semi-Structured Interview Form” prepared by the researcher consisting of open-ended questions. Four expert opinions were asked for in order to ensure the reliability of the research. In comparisons the numbers of consensus and disagreement the reliability of studies was calculated by using Miles and Huberman formula (Reliability=consensus/consensus+disagreement) and 91%. Agreement has been reached. According to the findings obtained, religious, personal, national, knowledge-based and universal values were grouped under introversive values in accordance with participants’ opinions. The remaining communal, humanistic, familial, social, and environmental values were treated as extroversive values. When ıt was compared with the other researches religious, personal,,national, universal, humanistic, social, and environmental values were seen as common.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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