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MORAL EDUCATION

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1. What is moral value?
1.1 Introduction…………………………………………………….2 1.2 What is value …………………………………………………….2 1.3 Types of Value…………………………………………………….3 1.4 Aspect of Value…………………………………………………….3 1.5 Value Functions …………………………………………………….4

2. Subject Case
2.1 Subject Reference…………………………………………………….5 Moral Principle Studies

2.3 Studies 1…………………………………………………….6 2.4 Studies 2…………………………………………………….7 2.5 Studies 3…………………………………………………….8 2.6 Studies 4…………………………………………………….9

3. Strategies and Prevention
3.1 Strategies 1………………………………………………………10 3.2 Strategies 2………………………………………………………10 3.3 Strategies 3………………………………………………………11 3.4 Strategies 4………………………………………………………11

4. Summary
4.1 Perception 1 ………………………………………………………12 4.2 Perception 2………………………………………………………12 4.3 Perception 3………………………………………………………12 4.4 Perception 4………………………………………………………13

5. References……………………………………………………... 14

What is moral value?
Moral Value is an understanding of how, why, and to what extent humans should value things, whether it is a person, idea, object, or anything else. Moral value emphasizes philosophy of “good”, “accurate” and “wise” responsibility of a human in current society. Peoples nowadays view moral values as part of obligations in life; because people believe that high moral value will earned them respect and trust from family, friends and the society. Morality includes also good attitude, it is wise to show respect and tolerance when dealing with other peoples and acceptance to others weaknesses, as it is not accurate to humiliate and to look down on the other person. The importance of moral value has brought Moral Studies into Malaysian education system to groom good and responsible individuals through the development, appreciation and practice of the moral values as a mature-minded person in life. In Malaysia, moral value has also touched in religious wisdom, as enshrined in the first principle of the Rukunegara, ‘Belief in God”. Every Malaysian is educated since the start to possess values such as politeness and graciousness towards everyone surrounding us. Malaysians learned to accept and respect different beliefs and culture through Moral Studies. It has influenced peoples the good qualities of different value, which differ from the Malaysian way of life.

What is value?
The main meaning of “Value” is described as how human will determine and perceive the weight of the “thing”, after analyzing and perceiving how important, and significance the “thing” was. Value differs from each individuals, because value, is believe to have no boundaries or infinity.

In another perception, “value” as in moral philosophy by researcher means; Suffean Hussin (1993) defined values as the quality, benefit and importance of a behaviour, principle, activity or object

Alhabshi (1995) stated that individuals or societies respect values. In addition, he said that values are related to a system of belief based on what is assumed good or bad by an individual or a society. Philosophers usually differentiates value into

- Instrumental values
Value of objects, both physical objects and abstract objects, not as ends-in-themselves but a means of achieving something else. It is not valued for its own sake, but because it contributes to some further purpose, or because it helps bring about something else of value.

- Intrinsic Values
Something is said to be the value that thing has “in itself,” or “for its own sake,” or “as such,” or “in its own right.” It is value for its own benefits and does not contribute to further purpose.

From understanding, moral value in life is branches into different sorts, - Aspect of Materialism
Materialism can be defined as a common sense of desire to pursue wealth and other tangible things that can provide physical comforts that ignores the importance of spiritual values. It also involves the desire to...
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