Self concept and
Self concept and academic achievements among nursing students
Essmat Gemeay1, Sahar Behilak 2, Amal Kanona3 & Essmat A. Mansour 4
1 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Dep.,College of Nursing ,King Saud University and Tanta University.
2 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Dep. , Taibah University College of Applied Medical Sciences in Yanbu and Mansoura University , Egypt
3 Medical Surgical Nursing Dep.,College of Nursing ,King Saud University
4 Medical Surgical Nursingdep. ,College of Nursing ,King Saud University and Tanta University
Abstract: In teaching and learning, it is obviously observed that the students who have positive self concept; are actively involved in the learning process. While other students who are quite passive and quiet. This situation occurs because their action is influenced by the students’ self concept. Thus the aims of the current study are to investigate the self concept and its relation with the academic achievement among nursing students. Study design: A descriptive study Subject:A total subjects of 200 students were recruited in this study enrolled in first, second and third year at college of health science (Nursing). Setting:the current study conducted at college of health science –nursing department at Yanbu Cambous, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia during the 2nd semester of the academic year 1430-1431h. Tools :Structured interviewing questionnaire were designed by the researchers to collect the socio- demographic data as : age , educational level , marital status etc ..And ,Tennessee self- concept scale. It consists of 100 self descriptive statements.Results:Findings from the study show that statistically significant relation was found between students’ academic achievement and the self –concept level. Conclusion &recommendation: This study Strengthen the importance of enhancing the value of self concept as one of the most important requirements of the professional graduate nurse in all nursing educational institutions
[Essmat Gemeay, Sahar Behilak, Amal Kanona and Essmat A. Mansour. Self concept and academic achievements among nursing students. Life Sci J 2013;10(1):1466-1470] (ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com.
Key words: Self concept, Academic achievemen.