The importance of life goals and the level of their achievement among gifted adults in Jordan

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Hiam Jameel Kamal Katanani
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0972-9140
Mohammad Abed Sakarneh

Abstract

The current study aimed to identify the degree of importance of life goals and the achievement of these goals among gifted adults in Jordan in the main fields of life goals, and if there are statistically significant differences in the degree of importance and the level of achievement of life goals due to gender and degree of religiosity. The study sample consisted of (80) gifted graduates’ adults from Jubilee school graduates, whose ages range from (26-41). The descriptive-survey method was used to achieve study goals. The results indicated that all life goals were of high importance to the respondents, regardless of gender. Significant differences were identified in the achievement of life goals attributed to the gender variable in favor of females. The result also showed no fundamental differences in the degree of importance of life goals attributed to the degree of religiosity. The study results revealed that gifted adults focus mainly on achieving goals and professional success, and they achieve themselves through the profession. They see that a promising future means career success and economic power enables them to achieve life goals related to their partner and family.


 


 


Keywords: Life goals; goals achievement; gifted adults; gender; religiosity.

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Katanani , H. J. K. ., & Sakarneh, M. A. . (2021). The importance of life goals and the level of their achievement among gifted adults in Jordan. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 16(1), 57–72. https://doi.org/10.18844/cjes.v16i1.5508
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