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ERIC Number: EJ1117796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Does 12-Week Latin Dance Training Affect the Self-Confidence of the University Students?
Meric, Odemis; Ilhan, Adilogullari
Journal of Education and Learning, v5 n4 p159-164 2016
In this research, it is aimed to investigate the effect of 12-week Latin dance training on the self-confidence of university students. This research was conducted with a total of 60 students, including 30 students as control and 30 students as the working group. A 33-item self-confidence scale developed by Akin (2007) was applied to both control and working group. Latin dance training was carried out once a week (2 hours) for a total of 24 hours, in 12 weeks. SPSS 16.0 was used for the evaluation of the data obtained in the study. Percentage, frequency, Paired Sample and Independent t-test were used for the analysis of the data. When post-test scores of self-confidence were evaluated, the score of working group was found to be statistically significant compared to control group. According to the result of the research, it might be said that 12-week Latin dance training had increased the self-confidence of the participants.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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