Teachers’ Perception on Dimension of Moral Decadence among Secondary School Students

Teachers’ Perception on Dimension of Moral Decadence among Secondary School Students in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Review of Related Literature

The review of related literature is carried out under the following sub-heading:

  • Conceptual framework of morality
  • Theoretical review of morality
  • Review of related empirical studies
  • Summary of related literature reviewed.

Conceptual Framework. 

Morality as a concept is elusive and highly nebulous to give a particular definition to morality deals basically with humans and how they relate to other beings, both humans and non-humans. It deals with how human treat other being so as to promote mutual welfare, growth, creatively and meaning as they strive for what is good over what is wrong. Shrishim and Apenda as cited by utusa (2010) traced the concept of morality to its ontological pedigree thus;

Morality is said to come from latin word ‘moralis’ which means habits, customs, way of life and standards of human behavior. The word is akin to the Greek “ethos” which means character. This refers to good or bad, right or wrong behavior, conduct etc. (p. 5B). [Read more…]