Need Assessment for Training of Undergraduate Students to Promote Tolerance Through Heritage Education
Keywords:Tolerance, Undergraduate Students, Caste, Gender, Religion
The study was conducted to analyze the need for training of undergraduate students to promote tolerance through heritage education. The main objective of the study was to measure the responses of students regarding the status of tolerance. 400 undergraduate students were selected through simple random sampling technique. The researcher used a questionnaire to measure the tolerance status of students. The quantitative facts towards the caste are highly responsible for intolerant behavior while gender was on second that has created intolerant among students. Expressions regarding religious sects, e.g. social practices, differences among various creeds, and acceptance of different sects have a very high indication. Religious extremism has highly existed among students. Ethnicity e.g. affectedness show that is below the average and reaction against any other ethnic group above the average the existence of intolerance exists at a moderate level. The intolerance towards different faiths and sects was observed.
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