Investigating life skills among young students in Malaysia

Mofrad, Sakineh * and Chee, Kwan Foong * and Koh, Andrea Emmanuel and Ikechukwu, Uba (2013) Investigating life skills among young students in Malaysia. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 3 (3). pp. 210-213. ISSN 2010-3646

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Abstract

The study examined the life-skills perception of freshmen undergraduate students. The respondents of the survey were 500 young adults aged 18 to 25 years from selected universities in Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Life-skills Development Inventory-College Form was used to measure life skills in four domains: interpersonal communication, decision making, health maintenance and identity development. The finding revealed significant gender difference in health maintenance. Recommendations of the study underscored the relevance of the findings in interventions and skills building activities.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: First, 2nd and 3th authors are with Dept. of Psychology, Sunway University; 4th author with Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University Putra Malaysia,
Uncontrolled Keywords: Life-skills development; interpersonal communication; young adult
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Sunway University > School of Science and Technology > Dept. Psychology
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2014 16:23
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2014 16:23
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/205

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