The effect of some properties of volunteer activities on self-esteem, self-efficacy, and resilience in Dental Hygiene students

일부 치위생학 전공 대학생의 봉사활동 특성이 자아존중감과 자기효능감 및 회복탄력성에 미치는 영향

  • 강현경 (신라대학교 치위생학과)
  • Received : 2015.09.10
  • Accepted : 2015.10.08
  • Published : 2015.10.31


This study aimed to investigate differences in self-esteem, self-efficacy, and resilience according to the general characteristics and properties of volunteer activity in Dental Hygiene students, and to investigate correlations and the factors affecting these. After explaining the aims of the study to participants and receiving their consent during January 2015, the participants were given a structured, self-report questionnaire, with 178 responses included in the final analysis. IBM SPSS Statistics (version 21.0) was used for statistical analysis, with a significance level of p<0.05. Some general characteristics and volunteer activity properties were found to affect self-efficacy, self-esteem, and resilience. Academic achievement and participation in volunteer activities improved self-efficacy, self-esteem, and resilience. In addition to the factors affecting academic achievement, volunteer participation, age, religious, etc. It is thought that the development of various programs that provide students with academic motivation and natural opportunities to participate in volunteer activities would be helpful, as would increasing group activities to encourage active participation.


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