Life skills development among freshmen students

Mofrad, Sakineh * (2013) Life skills development among freshmen students. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5 (1). pp. 232-238. ISSN 2250-0715

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Abstract

The study investigated life-skills among undergraduate students. The respondents of the survey were 500 young adults aged 18 to 25 years from five 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 findings revealed significant gender difference regarding health maintenance. The findings also suggested that educators should provide opportunities for students to practice social skills, so that students will be better prepared in facing challenges in their real life.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Life-skills; communication; physical fitness; decision making; young adult
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Science and Technology > Dept. Psychology
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2014 03:22
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2014 03:22
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/206

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