Factors Affecting Attitudes of Undergraduate Students

Kashef Zayed, Ibrahim Azem, Maryam Al-Mamari

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The purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting attitude of undergraduate students toward students with disabilities. To achieve this purpose, Attitude Toward Disabled Persons Scale (ATDP) was administered on a sample consisted of 493 undergraduate students which were randomly selected from three Omani universities.
The results of the study revealed that the general overall attitude of the participants were negative. Gender differences were detected. Female students scored significantly higher on the attitudes scale compared to their male counterparts. In addition, senior students attained higher scores compared to freshman, sophomore, and junior students.
Original languageEnglish
Article number9
Pages (from-to)264 - 277
JournalInternational Journal for Research in Education (IJRE)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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