THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC ADJUSTMENT AMONG SECONDARY FEMALE STUDENTS IN JORDAN

Kholoud Imhammad Al-Mseidin, Mohd Sofian Omar-Fauzee, Amrita Kaur

Abstract


The investigation of the level of Social and Academic Adjustment and the relationship between both of them in Jordan is still inadequate due to lack of research and interest among scholars and researchers. This fact is occurring even though the increase of refugees during the last five years has affected other Jordanian students. Therefore, this study examines the relationship between Social Adjustment and Academic Adjustment among secondary female students in Jordan. A total of 100 students from one school were examined. The result from the analysis posited that there is a high level of Social Adjustment (60%) and Medium level of Academic Adjustment (66%). Additionally, there is a positive statistically significant correlation (0.552) among the total of Social Adjustment and the total of the Academic Adjustment. Pearson correlation was used to evaluate the overall relationship between social and academic adjustments. A strong positive correlation was found between the social and academic scores of students. The current study has also discussed the results, the limitations and the recommendations.

 

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social adjustment, academic adjustment, Jordanian secondary female students

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