International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

Preference of values for teacher educators


Dr. Gnanadevan R, Thirumavalavan K

The present study aimed to examine the most preferred values of teacher educators. The investigator has employed normative survey method and the stratified random sampling technique has been followed for the present study. The values inventory standardized by the investigator has been used to examine the most preferred values of teacher educators. The sample includes 652 teacher educators working in the colleges of teacher education located in Trichy, Salem and Namakkal Districts of Tamilnadu State, India. The study reveals that the teacher educators have given the first preference for dharma, which is followed by artha, kama and moksha in the second, third and fourth rank order of preferences respectively. It is inferred that the moral value is high for the teacher educators when compared to other values such as economic value, spiritual value and pleasure value.
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