The objective of the study was to investigate the inclusion of democracyprinciples in national education courses in Jordanian universities fromstudents’ point of view. To achieve the objective of the study، the researchersdeveloped a questionnaire containing the democracy principles to beprovided in national education courses. The questionnaire was administratedto a sample consisting of (1658) students. The researchers used DemocracyPrinciple Checklist containing (22) .Results of the study indicated that opinion free expression ranked first،then social responsibility، while justice and equity ranked third. Results ofthe study indicate that students reported moderate levels for the inclusionof national education courses in Jordanian universities for the democraticprinciples. Results of the study indicated significant differences due tomajor، academic level and gender، in favor of males in students’ perceptionsabout inclusion of national education courses in Jordanian universitiesfor the democratic principles. The study concluded with some importantrecommendations; including the necessity of school textbooks، especiallynational education textbooks، to promote the concept of democracy and itsprinciples among students
Athamnih, Salah Mohammed and Hamadenah, Mohammed Mahmoud
"Addressing the Principles of Democracy in the National Education Course at Jordanian Universities from the Students’ Perspective,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 3:
11, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol3/iss11/4