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ERIC Number: EJ1066085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
The Study of University Students' Self-Concept
Zhang, Xiaofeng; Li, Chengzong
International Education Studies, v3 n1 p83-86 Feb 2010
Objective: Discussed the development of self-concept of university students. Methods: Used "Tennessee Self Concept Scale (TSCS)", measured 426 university student's self-concept status. Results: In the dimension of physical self-ethics, self-criticism, self-satisfaction, there were gender differences in university students' self-concept. Males' physical-self, self-criticism and self-satisfied were higher than females', while females' ethics were higher than males'. When referred to social self-concept, there were special differences. Students majored liberal arts had a higher score than the students of science. There were also differences in self-criticism, for example, the home location, whether only child or not, and the grades. College students also had differences in grade. Conclusion: College students' self-concept developed to a relatively stable level in the university. Except for a noticeable difference in gender, only a certain dimensions were noticeable in other demographic variables, while self-criticism had remarkable differences in most of them.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Tennessee Self Concept Scale
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