Content Analysis of Sixth grade Elementary texts books of Humanities based on the attention to Citizenship Rights

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.d student in Curriculum Studies, Department of Education, Firozabad City , Fars, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Yasooj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yasooj, Iran.

Abstract

This study has been conducted with aim of analyzing the content of the sixth grade elementary school books of humanities based on the attention to citizenship rights. In this study, descriptive method and content analysis was used. The statistical population was based on the content analysis of sixth-grade primary school textbooks, out of which three books of Persian writing and Persian reading, Quran and civics were chosen as examples of the targeted method. Data gathering tools were the inventory of analyzing the content of textbooks and inventory of image analysis and after studying the theoretical and legal contexts, the proposal based on the study by Alipoor (1389) was prepared and its validity was determined by pedagogy specialists and relevant experts. The units were analysis of words contained in the text-books and also the images contained in textbooks. The results indicated that component of the right of preserving the respect have the greatest coefficient of importance with 0.158 and after that the two components of the right of life and property security and then the rights of fulfillment of basic needs have the greatest coefficient of importance. In general, the main result of this study showed less attention to the issue of law and citizenship rules in the books of the sixth-grade primary school in Iran.

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