Locus of Control and Teacher Student Interaction of the Adolescent Students within the Prison of Shyness

Srijan Sengupta, Sangeeta Banerjee, Prof. Anjali Ray
2015 International Journal of Indian Psychology  
Puberty is the time of stress and storms. shyness is one of the trait which determine their future interaction and interpretation of outer world. So this study tries to focus on this trait from the point of view of Indian culture where become shy is taken as a good trait of the students. Aims: The present study aimed at understanding the shyness of the adolescent student and how shyness makes an impact on their interaction with teachers and their locus of control. Sample: A sample of 150
more » ... s from Bengali and English medium school was selected from the 12 different schools. Methods: The data were collected by using 4 different tools (interview schedule, shyness scale, teacher student interaction scale and locus of control inventory) and processed by applying ANOVA and correlational analysis. Results: Results showed: 1. Level of shyness higher in case of females than males but the medium of instruction did not show any marked significance in case of shyness 2. Shyness had marked specificity in terms of both teacher student interaction and locus of control. 3. Shyness was positively correlated with other two factors. Conclusion: It might be concluded that shyness is an important trait which make a qualitative difference among the students and it affect shy student's quality of life. It not only affect their academic life it also affect their interaction and relationship with others in all the domain of their life.
doi:10.25215/0204.068 fatcat:2f2t3djxlnfb5cbente5yf5u2q