ERIC Number: EJ903116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
The Role of Personal Attributes and Social Support Factors on Passive Behaviour in Classroom among Secondary School Students: A Prospective Study
Murberg, Terje A.
Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, v13 n4 p511-522 Dec 2010
The present study prospectively explored the effects of personal attributes (self-esteem and introversion) and social support factors on passive behaviour in the classroom in a sample of 259 (132 females, 127 males) students in two secondary schools. In the longitudinal multivariate analysis, the student's perceived passive behaviour in the classroom at time-point two (T2) was predicted by the initial level of passive behaviour, self-esteem, introversion, and by social support from classmates. Support from teachers and parents at time-point one (T1) were not associated with passive behaviour in the classroom.
Descriptors: Extraversion Introversion, Multivariate Analysis, Secondary School Students, Self Esteem, Personality Traits, Social Support Groups, Longitudinal Studies, Student Behavior, Prediction, Role
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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