Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 10
Page No. 976 - 984

Study on Correlation Between Parenting Styles with Social Adjustment and Achievement Motivation among Students at Secondary Schools of Izeh

Authors : Yousef Mombininia

Abstract: This study aims at investigating the correlation between parenting styles with social adjustment and educational achievement among students at secondary schools of Izeh. The present study is a correlational research and the statistical population comprises all female and male students at secondary schools of Izeh. Multistage random cluster sampling method is applied in this research. The sample is comprised of 300 students including 150 girls and 150 boys. Data is gathered using three questionnaires, namely, Schaefer Parenting Styles, social adjustment and achievement motivation. Data has been analyzed based on both descriptive statistics in which indices of central tendency (mean, standard deviation, etc.) have been used and inferential statistics which applies Spearman correlation coefficient test, Kruskal-Wallis rank test and Mann-Whitney U test. The results reveal that there is a correlation between parenting styles, social adjustment and achievement motivation in students at secondary schools. In general, the required freedom and control and close communications in families will desirably lead to an increase in achievement of motivation and social adjustment in students.

How to cite this article:

Yousef Mombininia , 2016. Study on Correlation Between Parenting Styles with Social Adjustment and Achievement Motivation among Students at Secondary Schools of Izeh. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 976-984.

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