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Methods used by teachers in the State of Kuwait to change unacceptable behavior among primary school students: Comparative descriptive study

Show simple item record Al Hindal, Huda S. Yamani, Saeed A. Aledal, Adel M. 2018-08-02T07:04:37Z 2018-08-02T07:04:37Z 2017-12-01
dc.identifier.issn 1726-3678
dc.description.abstract The present study aimed to identify the type of methods primary school teachers in Kuwait use to reduce unacceptable behaviors. The researchers used descriptive - difference research to define the type of methods the teachers used to change unaccepted behaviors of gifted students in comparison with non-gifted students. The study also aimed to determine the most common behavioral change methods used by the teachers in the two students’ categories according to some variables: academic qualification, years of experience, specialization, the nationality of the teachers, and the gender of the students. The sample consisted of 152 primary school teachers. The researchers verified the tool’s validity and reliability and also the suitability of the tool to answer the proposed research questions. Initially, they conducted the tool in a prospective sample of 37 teachers to test the stability of the scale that was measured by Cronbach’s alpha )0.906(. The results showed that there were no statistically significant differences between different methods of teachers used to reduce the unacceptable behavior among gifted and non-gifted students according to the most of the interest. However, there was a statistically significant difference in the method used by teachers with low qualification for non-gifted students. in favor of the method used by the highly qualified teachers. In addition, there was a statistically significant difference between genders. The methods used by teachers also differed between gifted and non-gifted girls. Furthermore, there were statically significant differences in the methods used with boys students. en_US
dc.language.iso ar en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
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dc.subject unacceptable behaviors
dc.subject methods of teachers
dc.subject gifted pupils
dc.subject primary school
dc.subject Kuwait
dc.title Methods used by teachers in the State of Kuwait to change unacceptable behavior among primary school students: Comparative descriptive study en_US
dc.title.alternative الأساليب المستخدمة من قبل المعلمات في دولة الكويت لتغيير السلوكيات غير المقبولة لدى تلاميذ المرحلة الابتدائية: دراسة وصفية مقارنة
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 18
dc.issue 04
dc.pagestart 69
dc.pageend 95
dc.source.title Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle JEPS

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