The Examination of the Social Integration Perceptions of Undergraduate Students

Habib Özgan, Şahabettin Akşab

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This study was aimed to determine the social integration perceptions of undergraduate students and to examine them in terms of certain variables. It was a descriptive study with survey methodology. The data were obtained using the Social Integration Scale. The study group consisted of 545 undergraduate students during the fall semester of 2016-2017 academic year. The research sample was determined using probability-based sampling techniques. SPSS 20.0 software package was used in data analysis. Mann Whitney U and Kruskal Wallis H-Tests were conducted to research data. According to the research results, it was revealed that undergraduate students had higher social integration perceptions in general. The research findings indicated that undergraduate students’ perceptions of integration with the social environment differ significantly according to their departments, ages and income; their local integration perceptions according to the geographical region they reside and the occupation of mother; their educational integration perceptions according to their departments, ages and income; their normative-moral integration perceptions according to their departments and the educational degrees of parents.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v6i3a.3155

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