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Sahin, Irem; Kirdök, Oguzhan – International Education Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between high school students' social support, career adaptability and subjective well-being that are perceived from their family, teachers and friends. The study group consisted of 325 students (193 girls, 132 males) in three secondary schools located in Cukurova and Yüregir districts of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Social Support Groups, Well Being, Foreign Countries
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Karakose, Turgut; Kocabas, Ibrahim; Yirci, Ramazan; Esen, Coskun; Celik, Mustafa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to explore school administrations' burnout situation and life satisfaction levels and the relationship between burnout and life satisfaction. The study was designed with the screening model. The research sample consists of 92 school principals and vice principals. Research data was collected with "Maslach Burnout…
Descriptors: Correlation, Principals, Life Satisfaction, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Aksoy, Yener; Çankaya, Soner; Tasmektepligil, M. Yalçin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aims of this study were to compare the differences and determine the relationships between the scores obtained from Minnesota job-satisfaction and quality-of-life scales applied to males' ages 18 to 40 who participate in recreational activities and those who do not. The samples of the study consisted of 282 volunteers (148 of whom participate…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Quality of Life, Job Satisfaction, Volunteers
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Ugurlu, Alkan; Erman, K. Alparslan; Turan, Emine Bal; Öksüz, Tolga; Güngör, Abdullah – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Aim: It is known that recreational activities have positive effects on people's emotions, thoughts, morale and many other issues. The aim of this study was to measure students' participation in recreational activities, life satisfaction and the meaning of leisure activities to the students in the Faculty of Sport Sciences at Akdeniz University.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Life Satisfaction
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Kirdök, Oguzhan; Bölükbasi, Ayten – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine whether career adaptability and career adaptability subscales of senior undergraduates could predict subjective well-being. The research was a descriptive correlational study which was conducted on 310 senior students (173 women, 137 men) in a state-funded university on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey and…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Vocational Adjustment, Well Being, Correlation
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Gadermann, Anne M.; Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly A.; Zumbo, Bruno D. – Social Indicators Research, 2010
This study introduces the Satisfaction with Life Scale adapted for Children (SWLS-C) and presents psychometric findings regarding its validation. The SWLS-C was adapted from the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS; Diener et al. 1985), which is one of the most commonly used measures to assess satisfaction with life in adults. Three subject matter…
Descriptors: Age, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Construct Validity
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Swami, Viren; Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas – Social Indicators Research, 2009
The Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) is one of the most widely used scales for the measurement of subjective well-being across the globe, but no satisfactory version exists for use among Malay-speaking populations. The present study reports on the translation of a new Malay SWLS and examines its psychometric properties in a community sample of…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Life Satisfaction, Ethnic Groups, Quality of Life
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Dagli, Abidin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between organizational dissent and life satisfaction perceptions of public primary school teachers. This research is a descriptive study in relational survey model. The sample consists of randomly chosen 200 primary school teachers who are working in Diyarbakir city center during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public School Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Primary Education
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Slocum-Gori, Suzanne L.; Zumbo, Bruno D.; Michalos, Alex C.; Diener, Ed – Social Indicators Research, 2009
A case is made that measures used in quality of life and happiness research will be essentially unidimensional: inherently tapping minor dimensions. This is illustrated using Diener's Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS). It is shown that the SWLS does not meet the standard of strict unidimensionality, but that the interpretation of the total scale…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis
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Telef, Bülent Baki – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This study investigates the relationships between Internet addiction and the areas of life satisfaction and positive or negative affects in Turkish adolescents. The research sample comprised 358 students studying in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades at four different middle schools in Canakkale city centre during the 2012-2013 academic year, of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Acun-Kapikiran, Necla; Körükçü, Özlem; Kapikiran, Sahin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study is to determine whether self-esteem in adolescence has a mediator role in the relationship between parental attitude and life satisfaction and depression. Data was collected from 360 secondary school students ages ranging from 11 to 14 (M = 12.67, SD= 0.97) out of which 216 of them were female and 144 male. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Depression (Psychology)
Halle, Joshua Solomon – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The primary purpose of this research was to examine whether appreciation explains variance in life satisfaction after controlling for gender, positive affectivity, self-esteem, and coping skills. Two hundred ninety-eight undergraduates went to the informed consent page of the online survey composed of the Appreciation Scale, the Satisfaction With…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Life Satisfaction, Positive Attitudes, Sex
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Gökyürek, Belgin – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This study sought to explore the leisure attitudes of the individuals participating in the dance activities, to compare them on the basis of various variables and to contribute to the understanding of the relationship between these attitudes and the life satisfaction of the individual. The research sample includes 302 individuals participating in…
Descriptors: Dance, Leisure Time, Statistical Analysis, Dance Education
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Lee, Karen Kyeunghae; Brekke, John S.; Yamada, Ann-Marie; Chou, Chih-Ping – Research on Social Work Practice, 2010
Objectives: This study examined the longitudinal structural stability of a subjective quality of life measure in an ethnically diverse sample of 331 adults with schizophrenia. Methods: Participants completed the Satisfaction With Life (SWL) scale at entry to community-based mental health services and again at 6 and 12 months. Five types of…
Descriptors: Health Services, Life Satisfaction, Schizophrenia, Mental Health Programs
Hall, James Chapman – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of implementing a middle school concept in three private Christian schools using Daniel Stufflebeam's CIPP model of program evaluation. The National Middle School Survey was used to measure faculty and administrative perceptions of both the value and actual implementation of middle school…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Middle Schools
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