Year:2023   Volume: 5   Issue: 2   Area:

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Lamyaa Yaseen ZGHAIR


The current research aims to know:‎ ‎1 Helping behavior of postgraduate students.‎ ‎2- The moral motivation of postgraduate students.‎ ‎3- The relationship between helping behavior and moral motivation ‎among postgraduate students ‎4- Significance of the difference in the relationship between helping ‎behavior and moral motivation among postgraduate students and sex ‎‎(male-female)‎ For the purpose of verifying this, the descriptive approach was used, the ‎correlational study, for its suitability in achieving the objectives of the ‎current research. The helping behavior scale prepared by Cody (2020) ‎and prepared according to the definition developed by Sigelman (1981) ‎based on Pandora's social learning theory, was adopted, and it consists ‎of (39) items distributed over three domains (favor 13 items, donation 14 ‎items, help in an emergency of 15 items) and the five response ‎alternatives were (always, often, sometimes, rarely, never), The Janoff & ‎Carner (2016) measure of moral motivation was adopted and built ‎according to Rolomay et al. (1999) translated by Khasaf‏ ‏‎ (2021), which ‎includes (30) items distributed over six domains: (self-control, diligence ‎or self-reliance for success, non-harm, help). Or fairness, social order, ‎social justice) and in front of each paragraph there are alternatives ‎‎(always apply to me, often apply to me, sometimes apply to me, always ‎rarely apply to me, never apply to me) and the two scales were applied ‎to a sample of (120) chosen randomly, stratified‏ ‏Results: Graduate ‎students in behavior among themselves, as was the case in the case of a ‎statistically correlated relationship between helping behavior and moral ‎motivation, according to gender (male-female) and specialization ‎‎(scientific-human). In the light of the findings of the research, made a ‎number of recommendations and proposals.

Keywords: Helping Behavior, Moral Motivation.