Correlational study of self-concept, social self-perception, academic self-concept and behavior problems among elementary school children
M.S. in Teaching
Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education
College of Education
Behavior disorders in children; Self-perception; Third grade (Education)
Elementary Education and Teaching
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships, if any, between General Self-Concept, Social Self-Perception, Academic Self-Concept, and Behavior Problems among elementary school children. Twenty-two third grade students participated in this study. The Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory was used to measure self-concept. Social Self-Perception and Academic Self-Concept were measured by subscales of the Coopersmith Inventory. The Connors' Teacher Rating Scales-39 was used to measure the general dimension of behavior problems. Findings from these two measures indicated a significant positive correlation between General Self-Concept and Social Self-Perception; General Self-Concept and Academic Self-Concept, and Social Self-Perception and Academic Self-Concept. There was, however, an insignificant negative correlation between General Self-Concept and Behavior Problems, Social Self-Perception and Behavior Problems, and Academic Self-Concept and Behavior Problems.
Lingaraju, Malthi, "Correlational study of self-concept, social self-perception, academic self-concept and behavior problems among elementary school children" (1996). Theses and Dissertations. 2179.