A STUDY OF SOME FACTORS INFLUENCING ATTITUDES TOWARDS ENERGY EDUCATION AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN DEVI PATAN REGION (UTTAR PRADESH) INDIA
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This study concerns seven factors Area, Sex, Age, Stream, Social background, Economic Status and Academic Qualification influencing attitudes towards Energy Education and their relationship with personality characteristics. Objectives of this study were to compare the attitudes of these different groups which were translated into null hypotheses. Stratified random sampling was applied and data was collected from secondary school teachers of Devi Patan Region, Uttar Pradesh (India) using Likert Scale and Meenakshi Personality Inventory. It was found that 96% teachers cutting across above factors accepted the importance of Energy Education and their personality traits do not have any significant effect on attitudes.