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The Effects of Philosophical Mindset Training on Religious Attitudes and Life Skills of Elementary School Teachers
Masoumeh Bagherpour Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Education, Bandar-e Gaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar-e Gaz, Iran. , bagherpour@bandargaziau.ac.ir
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The present study was carried out to examine the effects of philosophical mindset training on religious attitudes and life skills of elementary school teachers. This quasi-experimental research had a pretest-posttest control group design. The statistical population of the study comprised all elementary school teachers in Sari from among them thirty individuals were selected through cluster sampling method. The drawn sample was randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The instruments consisted of Life Skills Questionnaire (Sa’atchi, Kamkari & Asgarian, 2010) and Religious Attitudes Questionnaire (Glock & Stark, 1965). The content validity of the measures was approved by experts and their internal consistency was confirmed by Cronbach’s alpha test. The experimental group received philosophical mindset training in six sessions. The training was provided based on Smith’s theory (1990, translated by Behrangi, 2013) and in three dimensions of comprehensiveness, introspection, and flexibility. The obtained data were analyzed via ANCOVA. The results showed that philosophical mindset training had significant, positive effects on religious attitudes and life skills of elementary school teachers.     
Keywords: philosophical mindset, religious attitudes, life skills, elementary school teachers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special- quantitative
Received: 2018/06/26 | Accepted: 2018/09/1 | Published: 2019/02/6
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