International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28--35

Content analysis of peace education as one component of global citizenship education in elementary textbooks


Meimanat Abedini Baltork1, Sirus Mansoori2, Yaser Azad2 
1 University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2 Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Meimanat Abedini Baltork
Isfahan University, Isfahan
Iran

Peace education is now a required component of the national curriculum that must be taught by all schools. Hence, it is necessary that peace education components be included in school curricula. So this paper looked at peace education in content of primary textbooks. In other words, Main purpose of this survey was content analysis of primary school textbooks based on peace education components such as źDQ╗Sense of solidarity,źDQ╗ źDQ╗sense of responsibility to others,źDQ╗ źDQ╗recognizing diversity,źDQ╗ źDQ╗loving othersźDQ╗ źDQ╗discrimination and denial of ethnic, racial or religious.źDQ╗ The method of used in the content analysis is Entropy Shanon method based on quantitative content analysis. Unit of analysis is concepts (such as sentence, question, practice, and images) related to cited components in the elementary textbooks. The results showed that źDQ╗Sense of solidarityźDQ╗ components have the most frequency and lowest frequency related to rejection of ethnic, racist and religious discriminations component.


How to cite this article:
Baltork MA, Mansoori S, Azad Y. Content analysis of peace education as one component of global citizenship education in elementary textbooks.Int J Educ Psychol Res 2015;1:28-35


How to cite this URL:
Baltork MA, Mansoori S, Azad Y. Content analysis of peace education as one component of global citizenship education in elementary textbooks. Int J Educ Psychol Res [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Apr 6 ];1:28-35
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