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RC-08-131

The Sense of Self-Efficacy Research on Junior High School Students of Different Temperament Types

[Speaker] He, Mingyuan:1
[Co-author] Yang, Zhongping:1, Zhao, Shouying:1,2, Zeng, Lianping:1,2
1:School of Educational Science, Guizhou Normal University (China (People's Republic of China)), 2:Guizhou General Colleges Key Laboratory of Fundamental Psychology and Cognitive Neruroscience (China (People's Republic of China))

Abstract: This study explored the relationship of sense of self-efficacy and temperament types on the junior high school students. The 453 Junior high school students from 10 middle schools in Guizhou Province of China had completed the questionnaire on the temperament types and the sense of self-efficacy.
The results showed that, self-efficacy of Junior high school students from grade and ethnic have no differences. There are significant differences in self-efficacy of junior high school students in different temperament types. The melancholic type of Junior high school students has the lower self-efficacy. So educators and their parents should pay more attention or give incentives to the students who are melancholic to improve their self-confidence and giving them more opportunity to express themselves.
Keywords: the sense of self-efficacy, temperament types, ethnic differences, junior high school students
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