A Comparison of Self-Regulation and Sociality between Elementary Scientific Gifted Students and General Students

초등과학영재 학생과 일반학생의 자기조절능력과 사회성의 비교

  • Received : 2016.10.05
  • Accepted : 2016.11.23
  • Published : 2016.11.30


The purpose of this study was to compare self-regulation and sociality between elementary scientific gifted students and general students. The subjective students are composed of fifth and sixth grade elementary school students. A survey on self-regulation and sociality had been conducted to 106 general students, 38 gifted class students and 43 students in science educational institute for the gifted. The results of this study were as follows: First, the results of ANOVA test showed that the scientific gifted students were significantly better than general students on all subscales of self-regulation and sociality. Second, the results of correlation analysis indicated that self-regulation and sociality and their subscales were all highly positive relationship on students in science educational institute for the gifted, gifted class students and general students. Third, the results of multiple regression analysis showed that the motivational factor of self-regulation gave the greatest effect to the sociality of students in science educational institute for the gifted, whereas, the cognitive factor of self-regulation gave the greatest effect to the sociality of the general students and gifted class students.


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