Values of tolerance in relation to academic achievements, cultures, and gender among UAE universities students
In the modern society of the twenty-first century, the values of tolerance, respect and openness are the basis for the successful development of the individual, so it is important to properly shape the attitude towards them among students during their university studies. This study is aimed to identify the values of tolerance of university students in relation to academic achievements and study variables in the United Arab Emirates. The descriptive and correlative approaches are used, as they are relevant for the study. The questionnaire was used as a tool for data collection, the sample of the study consisted of 200 students from different universities in the UAE. The results show that the respondents have a tolerance of 83.5% in the following order: positive competition, softness, peace with oneself, social responsibility, openness, cultural diversity, assistance, participation, altruism, respect and appreciation, peace with others, equality and finally justice. The results of the study also indicate a positive correlation between the values of tolerance. Moreover, as the results indicate, there are statistical differences in the tolerance level of females, which is higher than the average tolerance among males. The results also indicate that there are statistically significant differences in tolerance among students, due to the culture variable in favor of UAE nationality. The results also show that there are no statistically significant differences in tolerance among the students due to the variable of the year of study.
Al Majali, Salwa