Factors influencing students’ self-concept among Malaysian students

Ishak, Z. and Jamaluddin, S. and Chew, F.P. (2010) Factors influencing students’ self-concept among Malaysian students. In: International Conference on Education and Information Technologies, 28-30 Jun 2010, Paris,France.

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Abstract

This paper examines the students’ self-concept among 16- and 17- year- old adolescents in Malaysian secondary schools. Previous studies have shown that positive self-concept played an important role in student adjustment and academic performance during schooling. This study attempts to investigate the factors influencing students’ perceptions toward their own self-concept. A total of 1168 students participated in the survey. This study utilized the CoPs (UM) instrument to measure self-concept. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) revealed three factors: academic selfconcept, physical self-concept and social self-concept. This study confirmed that students perceived certain internal context factors, and revealed that external context factor also have an impact on their self concept.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Academic self-concept, physical self-concept, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), social self-concept
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 01:40
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 01:40
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/11289

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