Does higher education change value perceptions?
Mehmet Fatih Yigit
Independent Researcher, Turkey
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Yigit, M. (2018). Does higher education change value perceptions?. Journal of Culture and Values in Education, 1(1), 1-8.


The purpose of this study is to look at whether higher education has an effect on value perceptions of students. In particular, the researcher will examine the role of 'foundation' or 'private' universities on the priorities of value perceptions. The results are limited to the 115 students participated in the study. In order to have a more generalizable and comprehensive analysis, large number of students from other universities should  also be studied. That way we could have a more convincing claiming about whether university education have negative or positive effects on the change of certain values. However, for the current study we can claim that university education is changing the level of value perceptions of students mostly in negative ways.

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