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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(5) 371-379

Investigating the Relationship between Sense of Classroom Community and Interpersonal Sensitivity

Gazanfer Anlı

pp. 371 - 379   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.24   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1904-26-0003

Published online: October 16, 2019  |   Number of Views: 19  |  Number of Download: 51


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between sense of classroom community and interpersonal sensitivity in high school students. The research population was composed of 409 students from an Anatolian high school located in Ümraniye county of Istanbul city. The sample consisted of 208 females and 201 male students and the mean age was 15.37. The data were obtained by using the Classroom Community Index and Interpersonal Sensitivity Scale. The descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient and path analysis were used in the analysis of the data. There were significant and negative correlations among high school students' sense of classroom community and interpersonal worry and dependency, unassertive interpersonal behavior and low self-esteem levels which are the subscales of the interpersonal sensitivity. Results of the path analysis indicated that interpersonal sensitivity had a significant, negative predictive role on sense of classroom community. This analysis also stated that the fit indices for the proposed structural model were good (χ2/df = 1.61, SRMR = 0.01, GFI = 0.99, RMSEA = 0.039, CFI = 0.99, TLI = 0.98).

Keywords: Sense of classroom community, interpersonal sensitivity, high school students.


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APA 6th edition
Anli, G. (2019). Investigating the Relationship between Sense of Classroom Community and Interpersonal Sensitivity . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(5), 371-379. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.24

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Anli, G. (2019). Investigating the Relationship between Sense of Classroom Community and Interpersonal Sensitivity . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(5), pp. 371-379.

Chicago 16th edition
Anli, Gazanfer (2019). "Investigating the Relationship between Sense of Classroom Community and Interpersonal Sensitivity ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (5):371-379. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.24.

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