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Hope and social support as the predictors of self-esteem among postgraduate international students

Amoushahi, Mohsen (2013) Hope and social support as the predictors of self-esteem among postgraduate international students. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Education.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify the predictors of hope and social support on self-esteem among postgraduate international students. To reach the goals one hundred postgraduates’ university students were chosen randomly and the respondents were answered to three type of questionnaire. The descriptive statistics were obtained for describing the sample. Appropriate statistical tests were conducted for each study question according to the level of determination. And data analysis were included frequency distributions, determines of central tendency (mean, median, and mode), and determines of variability (range and standard deviation). The Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and Stepwise multiple regressions were used to analyze the data for the determination of relationship between selfesteem and hope, among self-esteem, comprehend social support, age, race, sex and hope and also relationship between comprehend social support and hope in university students. The result reveals there is positive correlation between the self-esteem among students and hope. Also findings in this study illustrate there is significant relationship between self-esteem and social supports, supports from important persons, family, friends, and whole social supports.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Pendidikan (Bimbingan dan Kaunseling)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2013; Supervisor : Dr. Aqeel Khan
Uncontrolled Keywords:students, psychology, self-esteem, students foreign
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:41857
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:08 Oct 2014 15:32
Last Modified:11 Jul 2017 11:35

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