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Jenaabadi H, Saadat F. (2022). The Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Academic Boredom and Compassion in High School Students of Zahedan. Iranian Evolutionary and Educational Psychology. 4(4), 1-12. doi:10.52547/ieepj.4.4.1
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1- University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahdan, Iran
2- Ma in Educational Psychology, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahdan, Iran
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of life skills training on academic boredom and compassion in high school students of Zahedan (Iran). This study was a quasi-experimental method that was performed with a pre-test-post-test design with a control group. The statistical population of this research includes all high school students of Zahedan in 2022. Sixty students were selected by accessible sampling and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. In the experimental group, the package of Life skills training was performed in nine sessions of 90 minutes. Participants completed the Self-Compassion Scale (Neff, 2003) and Academic Boredom Scale (Pekrun et al., 2005). Univariate analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) and Multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) was used for analysis the data. The results indicated there is a significant difference between the two groups in terms of mean scores of academic boredom and compassion. According to the findings, the use of Life skills training increased the compassion and decreased the academic boredom. In general, the research findings support the role of life skills training in increasing emotional outputs such as compassion and reducing negative characteristics such as academic boredom in students.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Educational Psychology
Received: 2022/03/23 | Accepted: 2021/06/24 | Published: 2022/09/1

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