Constructing Learning Activities to Develop Southern University Students’ Morals and Ethics Using Constructionism-Based Instruction

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Parichart Theerawit

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            The aims of this study were to (1) investigate the effectiveness of learning activities for developing southern university students’ morals and ethics in terms of integrity based on the 80/80 criteria (2) compare southern university students’ pre-and post-teaching morals and ethics in terms of integrity, and (3) explore southern university students’ attitudes towards constructionism-based learning activities for developing their morals and ethics in aspect of integrity. One hundred undergraduate freshmen from Chalerm Kanchana College, Nakhon Si Thammarat (Academic year 1/2016), were selected using multi-stage sampling from 22 institutions classified by province, and using simple random sampling. The statistical analysis consisted of frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and dependent sample t-test. The results showed that the effectiveness of learning activities for morals and ethics development in aspect of integrity was 80.20/88.30 meaning that the learning activities met the 80/80 criteria. When comparing the students’ achievements of pre-and post-teaching morals and ethics in terms of integrity, it was found that their post-teaching achievement was higher than the pre-teaching one with a statistical significance at the .05 level. In addition, the students’ overall attitudes towards the learning activities for morals and ethics development in aspect of integrity were at a high level (gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.17).


 

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Theerawit, P. . (2017). Constructing Learning Activities to Develop Southern University Students’ Morals and Ethics Using Constructionism-Based Instruction. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 11(2), 103–111. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal_sct/article/view/84802
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