The study of students' social-emotional learning skills in terms of some variables at 6-8 grade level


Kabakci O. F. , Korkut F.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, cilt.33, sa.148, ss.77-86, 2008 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 148
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.77-86

Özet

In this study, social emotional learning (SEL) skills of middle school students were examined. It was investigated whether or not SEL skills differs according to gender, class level, and socio-economic status (SES). The participants are 431 students. Social Emotional Learning Skills Scale (SELSS) which was developed by Kabakci (2006) was used. In the analysis of the database, independent-samples t test and one-way ANOVA were used. According to the findings, female students have a better level of SEL and communication skills than male students. Furthermore, sixth grade students have a better level of SEL skills than eighth grade students. Sixth and seventh grade students have a better level of coping with stress skills than eighth grade students. Sixth grade students have a better level of self-esteem enhancing skills than eighth grade students. Students with upper SES have a better level of coping with stress than students who have lower SES.