Analysis of Secondary School Students’ Social Sensivity Levels
 
Abstract
It is aimed to analyze the secondary school students’ social sensitivity levels according to various variants. The sample of research is consisted of 291 girls and 414 boys, who are educated in Erzincan and Tokat center secondary schools’ 6th, 7th and 8th grades in 2015-2016 educational year, totally 705 students. Descriptive model is used. Social Sensitivity Scale is used as a data collection tool. Datas are analyzed with the Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskall- Wallis H test by using SPSS 19.0 statistic programme. When the social sensitivity is compared according to the genders of the students, it is determined that throughout the students attended the research from Tokat the values of boys are meaningfully quite high in both sensitivities related to individual problems and sensitivities related to social problems but the girls; however it is determined that there is no meaningfully difference in both of the factors between the groups attended the research from Erzincan. Although there isn’t a meaningful difference between the groups, the students who attended the research from Erzincan, about the factor of sensitivities related to individual problems according to their fathers’ jobs; it is seen that in the factor of sensitivities related to social problems, the ones whose fathers are workers have a high level of sensitivity as opposed to the ones whose fathers are retired and officer and also it is seen that the students from Tokat don’t have a meaningful difference in any factors according to their fathers’ jobs. Moreover, there couldn’t be made a meaningful comparison because all of the students attended the research have their mothers as housewives, there couldn’t be determined any meaningful difference between any factors according to the status of the mothers of the students attended the research from Tokat.
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