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ERIC Number: EJ1032954
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Self-Concept among Primary School Students According to Gender and Academic Achievement Variables in Jordan
Al-Srour, Nadia Hayel; Al-Ali, Safa Mohammad
Education, v134 n1 p110-123 Fall 2013
The aim of this study is to explore the level of self-concept among primary school students according to gender and academic achievement variables in Amman. A random sample was chosen from fourth, fifth and sixth grades in private schools in Amman city. The sample of the study consisted of (365) male and female students, (177) males and (188) females. To investigate the level of self-concept among the sample's participants an Arabic version of self-concept questionnaire was administrated after investigating reliability and validity for the self-concept questionnaire. The findings of the study showed that had a high level of self-concept in general. However, the level of self-concept differs according to gender and academic achievement variables as the means of males was higher than the means of females on the total score and on each scales of peers' relations. Moreover, there is a significant statistical differences at the level of (8 = 0.05) in the level of self-concept among students due to differences in achievement as the differences were for the favor of high achievers who score more than 95% in the present study, followed by the students who achieved 85%-94% then those who achieved 85% and those who refused to tell their averages.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Self Description Questionnaire