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ERIC Number: ED500484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec-31
Pages: 30
Abstractor: Author
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Social Intelligence and Aggression among Senior Secondary School Students: A Comparative Sketch
Babu M, Sameer
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Background of the problem: Recently most of our senior secondary classes are notorious for theft, bullying, ragging, rapes, and even for murder. This is because of ill treatment of our students in their classroom, mal administration of educational institutions, and etc. Diminishing social norms is also an important matter here. India is also witnessing the incidents of juvenile delinquency. Reports show that the problem of student aggression is increasing day by day. The study concerning the social pattern, social acceptance, social intelligence, aggressive nature among students, etc. are highly relevant in India, especially in Kerala. Aims: The aims of the study are (1) To measure the extent of social intelligence among senior secondary school students; (2) To measure the extent of aggression among senior secondary school students; (3) To find out the relationship between social intelligence and aggression; (4) To compare the students in their social intelligence; (5) To compare the students in their aggression. Sample: Population is the senior secondary school students of Malappuram district of Kerala state of India. Sample of the study is 84 senior secondary school students of Malappuram district. Methods: To collect information from the sample an integrated approach is good. Here normative survey method was used. Results: Social Intelligence among senior secondary school students is of average. They have a greater amount of aggression. Relationship between social intelligence and aggression scores of senior secondary school students is found negative and negligible for the whole sample. But it is not proven significant. Gender based comparison of social intelligence is proved significant. Social intelligence based comparison of aggression is proven significant. Conclusion: Specified strategies should be developed to deal with aggressive behavior. A good approach and a well arranged social intelligence oriented package must be developed and implemented in our schools. (Contains 8 tables.) [This paper represents a project done as part of PGDHE (Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education) of IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University).]
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India