THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORAL REASONING ON SAVING DISCIPLINE

The objectives of this research study were 1) To study the Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline Aspect of the Primary Students at Anuban RaNgae School under the Narathiwat Primary Educational Service Area Office 3. 2) To compare the pretest and posttest results of Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline through Animated Story Telling Method. 3) To compare the pretest and posttest results of Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline through the Regular Moral Lessons Method. 4) To compare the two teaching methods of Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline of the Primary Students at Anuban RaNgae School under the Narathiwat Primary Educational Service Area Office 3. This research study had a sample group of 54 students who are fourth graders at Anuban RaNgae School divided into the experimental and the control groups. This experiment consisted of four major steps. Step 1 was the pretest for both groups with the Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline Exam. Step 2 was the teaching lessons for both methods with a duration of 12 days. Step 3 was the posttest for both groups with the Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline Exam. Step four is data analysis with statistics. The research instruments are 7 animated stories, lesson plans, and Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline Exam. The validity of all 7 Animated Stories is at 1.00 The construct validity of the lesson plans is between .80-1.00 and the while the content validity is at 1.00. The construct validity of the Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline Exam is between .80-1.00 and the while the content validity is at 1.00. The result revealed that

  • The majority of Moral Reasoning on Saving Discipline for both groups are at stage 2 of Kohlberg’s Moral Development Level, which is acting to further one’s own interest at 39.89%. The second is at stage 3 of Kohlberg’s Moral Development Level, which is making decisions based on the approval of others at 35.19%. Next is stage 4 of Kohlberg’s Moral Development Level, which is complying with the rules and laws of society at 22.22%.

  • The experimental group of Animated Story Telling scored higher on the posttest with a significant difference at .01 level.

  • The control group of Regular Moral Lesson did not show any difference between the pretest and the posttest.

  • The teaching method of Animated Story Telling showed a significant difference at .01 level.

Keywords: Moral Reasoning, Saving Discipline, Animated Story Telling, Moral Teaching.

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