The Relationships among Self-Esteem, Satisfaction with Major, Career Identity and University life adjustment of University Students in the Department of Children's English Education

아동영어교육전공 대학생의 자아존중감, 전공만족도, 진로정체감 및 대학생활적응간의 관계

  • Kim, Yun-Joo (Dept. of Children's English Education, Dongshin University) ;
  • Kim, Yoon-Young (Dept. of Nur sing, Gwang Yang Health College) ;
  • Lee, Song-Mi (Dept. of Children's English Education, Dongshin University)
  • Received : 2015.07.21
  • Accepted : 2015.09.20
  • Published : 2015.09.28


The purpose of this study is, targeting 88 students in the department of English education for Children, D University, to examine the relationships between self-esteem, major satisfaction, career identity, and university life adjustment. A survey was performed, and collected questionnaires were analyzed with IBM SPSS Statistics 22 using reliability analysis, factorial analysis, frequency analysis, descriptive statistics, t-test, variance analysis, correlation and multiple regression analysis. As a result of the analysis, self-esteem, career identity, major satisfaction and career identity had high correlations with university life adjustment, in order. Self-esteem (${\beta}=.664$, p=.000) and major satisfaction(${\beta}=.349$, p=.000) influenced university life adjustment. In order to raise the university life adjustment ability of students in the department of English education for children, it is needed to develop systematic and specific programs for improving self-esteem and major satisfaction.


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