The Relationship Between College Student's Character Strengths(Humanity), Self-Control, and Altruistic Behavior in the Times of Convergence: The Mediating Effect of Moral Elevation

융복합 시대에서 대학생의 성격강점(인간애) 및 자기통제력과 이타행동의 관계: 도덕적 고양의 매개효과

  • Received : 2015.07.16
  • Accepted : 2015.09.20
  • Published : 2015.09.28


The purpose of this study was to examine the mediating effect of moral elevation on the relationship between character strengths(humanity), self-control and altruistic behavior in the times of convergence. 647 college students in Cheongju were sampled. Four measurement instruments were employed; a Character Strengths(Humanity) Scale, Self-Control Scale, Moral Elevation Scale, and Altruistic Behavior Scale. The Collected data were analyzed with SPSS program and Structural Equation Modeling(SEM). Fitness of the final model were CFI=.937, TLI=.917, RMSEA=.077. The results of this study were as follows: First, there were significant positive correlations among character strengths(humanity), self-control, and altruistic behavior. Second, according to the structural equation modeling, the results showed that moral elevation had a mediating effect in relationship between college student's character strengths(humanity), self-control and altruistic behavior.


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