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Studies

Leeuw (2012): study NL 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Leeuw, S.
Title:
The Happy Factor. Lessons in Happiness, Can they Affect Well- Being, Classroom Climate and Academic Achievement?
Source:
Master Thesis, University Leiden, 2012, Leiden, The Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Children 9-12,5 years,, Netherlands, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 183
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on 5 questions:

A: How do you feel USUALLY?
B: How do you usually feel at SCHOOL?
C: How do you usually feel at HOME?
D: How do you usually feel when PLAYING OUTSIDE?
E: How do you usually feel at AFTER SCHOOL?

Rated on 5 step faces scale without verbal or numerical labels

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E)/5
Classification:
A-AOL-g-mq-f-5-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Scholastic competence Intellectual competences
School-success
Satisfaction with own competences
Change in school-environment
CHILDREN
SELF-IMAGE
Self-perceived ability
Social acceptance Social competences
Satisfaction with own competences
Current reputation (social self)
Athletic competence Physical competences
Satisfaction with own competences
SELF-IMAGE
Self-perceived ability
Physical appearance Self rating of good looks
SELF-IMAGE
Current satisfaction with self
Behavioral conduct Current aggression
Attitudinal stability
Current school-behavior
Evaluation of aspects of self
General selfesteem Evaluation of self-as-a-whole
Current self-characterization
SELF-IMAGE
Physical functioning Physical competences
SELF-IMAGE
Satisfaction with own abilities
Emotional functioning Current worries
Current self-characterization
Social functioning Social climate in school
Social competences
Number of friends/acquaintances
SELF-IMAGE
Self-perceived reputation
School functioning Psychic competences
Intellectual competences
Satisfaction with own competences
Absenteeism
Self-perceived ability
Group, relations between children Social climate in school Atmosphere Social climate in school discipline Social climate in school Interaction with the teacher Teaching practices Language Verbal ability
Intellectual competences
School-success
Spelling Intellectual competences
School-success
Calculus Intellectual competences
School-success
Exact ability
Reading Intellectual competences
School-success
Verbal ability
Happiness lessons Multiple sorts
Mandatory
School
Course, class, training group
Multiple treatment moments
Mixed educational methods
Trainings for multiple mental skills