Satisfaction of Academic Specialization among Students of the Department of Educational Sciences and Its Relation to Self-Esteem

Mahmoud Alsalkhi
2018 International Journal of Instruction  
This study aimed at knowing the level of specialty satisfaction and its relation to the self-esteem of the students in the Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Petra. In order to accomplish the objective of this study, a specialty satisfaction scale was established covering 30 items. Also, Rosenberg scale of 10 items was used to measure self-esteem. Both scales were applied on a study sample of 182 female students. The study results showed a high level of female students'
more » ... emale students' satisfaction with their academic specialty. In addition, statistical indicative differences were observed in the satisfaction levels due to the specialty variable and in the interest of the child education specialty. Also, similar differences were shown attributed to the GPA of the scale points and in the interest of the excellent average. However, the study results showed no statistical indicative differences in the satisfaction level due to the academic level variable. Additionally, the students in the Department of Educational Sciences have positive levels above average on the scale of self-esteem, and the results showed the existence of the positive relation between specialty satisfaction level and self-esteem.
doi:10.12973/iji.2018.1148a fatcat:qcy2s6jldzhr7hkrderdzc2mwy