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Traits of popular children: a case study

Ningrum, Diah and Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham (2015) Traits of popular children: a case study. In: 2nd International Conference in Education, Psychology, and Social Science (ICEPSS), 23-25 May 2015, Philippines.

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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 (Plenary Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: popular children, sociometric, traits
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2016 02:12
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49568

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