SPECIFICS OF MORAL CHOICES MADE BY CHILDREN AGED 6 TO 8 YEARS IN SITUATIONS WITH ETHNOCULTURAL CONTEXT

Abstract

The paper describes the experimental study of the children’s specific moral choices from several perspectives. The quantitative and qualitative results of the study were assessed through comparison of the diverse kinds of correct and incorrect moral choices in children aged 6–7 years old and 7–8 years old, the specifics of these choices revealed through resolving two types of specially designed situations with ethnocultural context, namely the situations requiring the child’s personal engagement (situations of moral choice) and depersonalized situations (situations with moral challenges, such as “Continue the sentence”).

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Abstract

The paper describes the experimental study of the children’s specific moral choices from several perspectives. The quantitative and qualitative results of the study were assessed through comparison of the diverse kinds of correct and incorrect moral choices in children aged 6–7 years old and 7–8 years old, the specifics of these choices revealed through resolving two types of specially designed situations with ethnocultural context, namely the situations requiring the child’s personal engagement (situations of moral choice) and depersonalized situations (situations with moral challenges, such as “Continue the sentence”).

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Published
2018-04-20
How to Cite
SUSHKOVA, Irina Viktorovna; GERASIMOVA, Evgenia Nikolaevna; PRONINA, Anzhelika Nikolaevna. SPECIFICS OF MORAL CHOICES MADE BY CHILDREN AGED 6 TO 8 YEARS IN SITUATIONS WITH ETHNOCULTURAL CONTEXT. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 1-11, apr. 2018. ISSN 2334-8496. Available at: <http://www.ijcrsee.com/index.php/IJCRSEE/article/view/331>. Date accessed: 25 may 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ijcrsee1801001S.