Features of the Jordanian Cultural Identity in the Islamic Education Books for the Two Phases of Primary and Secondary Education in Jordan

Khaled A Alsoudi

Abstract


The study aimed to investigate the subjects relating to the features of Jordanian cultural identity in Islamic education
books for secondary and basic stages in Jordan which are (23) books through analyzing their content. For achieving
the goals of the study, the researcher prepared an analysis list included a number of sub-elements distributed on
general domains. The validity was checked by specialists. The readability was (87%).The results indicated that the
total of frequencies relating to the features of Jordanian culture identity were (589). The most frequencies appeared
in the domain of culture components (166) with ratio of (28.1%), followed by the domain of national cooperation's
with (113) frequencies and ratio of (19.1%). The domain of Jordanian geography was (111) frequencies and ratio of
(19%), then the domain of history and genesis with (109) frequencies and ratio of (18.5%). the domain of current
Jordanian role comes after with (54) frequencies and ratio of (92%).The least domain was the Hashemite leadership
with (36) frequencies and ratio of (6.1%). Most of frequencies were in the 10th grade book with (178) frequencies
and ratio of (30.2%). The least frequencies were in the 8th grade book with (7) ) frequencies and ratio of (1.2%). The
study recommends that extra research and practice should be done benefiting from the analysis list used in this study
when planning and setting up Islamic education books. The study suggested that other studies should be conducted
relating to features of Jordanian cultural identity in curricula and books.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v7n2p50

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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