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Perceived Peer Support, Autonomy and Self-Esteem Among Boarding School Students

Hidayah, Nurul and Nordin, Mohamad Sahari (2020) Perceived Peer Support, Autonomy and Self-Esteem Among Boarding School Students. Journal of Education, Humaniora and Social Sciences (JEHSS), 3 (1). pp. 235-240. E-ISSN 2622-3740

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This study conducted to investigate perceived peer support and autonomy among boarding school students and its correlation with their self-esteem. Among 131 students from two selected boarding schools been the participant of this study. The researchers applied quantitative method in collecting data. The questionnaire adopted for this research was developed by Yueming Jia et al, (2009) and Way et al. (2007). The data showns that boarding school students perceived high level of peer support and autonomy. This due to amount of time they spend together in school hours and in the dormitory. They got the chances to to get involved in the decision-making process of the school like school regulation, teaching-learning activities and sports among classes. However, the study also found that there is no correlation between perceived peer support, autonomy and boarding school students’ self-esteem. This finding contradicted former studies which shows that social interaction with peer partly affect students’ mental health and self-esteem.

Item Type: Article (Note)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Peer Support, Autonomy, Self-esteem, Boarding School Students
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9 Educational psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 14:55
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 14:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/92985

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