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Traits of popular children: a case study

Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham and diah , ningrum (2015) Traits of popular children: a case study. In: 2 nd International Conference in Education, Psychology, and Social Science(ICEPSS) International Researce Enthusiast Society Inc. (IR, 23-25 May 2015, The Philippines.

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Abstract

To be accepted in peer groups is important in children adjustment particularly in the school and future social relationship in general. The aim of the study was to find out traits of popular children. Mixed methods were used in the present study, which had two phases, first quantitative method and second qualitative method. Peer matrix of peer nomination was used as Peer matrix of peer nomination was used as method of data collection in quantitative, meanwhile interviews and observation were used in qualitative method. The results revealed that 5 popular children obtained from peer matrix of peer nomination were liked most by peers. Moreover, these five popular children were known because they had traits that made them different from others. Peers viewed them based on positive traits and positive social interaction, physical interaction, the quality of relationship, and social dominance. The result also indicated that popular children gave effects on peers and school environment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 1001/49568 Published in Proceedings Journal of Education, Psychology and Social Science Research pp92-101 ISSN2423-­1924
Uncontrolled Keywords: popular children, sociometric, traits
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: PROFESSOR DR. NIK AHMAD HISHAM ISMAIL
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2016 18:12
Last Modified: 09 May 2016 00:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49568

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