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ERIC Number: EJ1013651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2158-0979
Prevalence of the Emotional (Emo) Subculture among University Students in Saudi Arabia
Ashaalan, Latifah; Alsukah, Aljawharh; Algadheeb, Nourah Abdulrhman
Journal of International Education Research, v9 n4 p351-358 2013
This research aimed to identify the prevalence of the emotional (emo) subculture among students at Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), Saudi Arabia, and to detect differences in emo behavior and orientation among university departments and academic levels. A questionnaire assessing emo behavior/orientation was developed and self-administered by 1275 PNU students in various departments. The questionnaire's sincerity and persistence were verified. The mean overall score (1.64), and Compared with the general average (4), indicated that the emo subculture was not prevalent among PNU students. Mean scores were highest in the emotions domain (2.21), followed by beliefs (1.58), behavior (1.46), and general appearance (1.26). Mean overall scores were higher in the arts department than in other academic departments and in lower academic levels. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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