The Effect of Character Strength and Self-Efficacy on Subjective Happiness of Adult Learners of Distance Nursing Education

원격간호교육 성인학습자의 성격강점, 자기효능감이 주관적 행복감에 미치는 영향

  • 김정희 (제주대학교 간호대학) ;
  • 박영숙 (한국방송통신대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2018.01.09
  • Accepted : 2018.03.20
  • Published : 2018.03.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of character strength and self-efficacy on subjective happiness of adult learners of distance nursing education. The subjects were 261 adult learners of Bachelor Science in nursing course for Registered Nurse of a national open university. The mean score of subjective happiness of subjects was a little lower. 'Transcendence and Humanity' among Character Strength was the highest and 'Justice' was the lowest. Multiple regressions showed that positive integrity, hardiness, and perceived health status explained 38.0% of subjective happiness and positive integrity was the main influencing factor. The learning supporting strategies focusing on reinforcing these factors are needed to improve the subjective happiness of nurses who are continuing their learning through distance education.


Nurse;Distance Education;Character Strength;Self-Efficacy;Subjective Happiness


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