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Korean Journal of Childcare and Education
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Volume 6, Issue 3 - Dec 2010
Volume 6, Issue 2 - Sep 2010
Volume 6, Issue 1 - Jun 2010
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The Influences of parent-child communication and inclination of interpersonal relations on child's loneliness
Kim, Eun-Kyung ; Lee, Jin-Suk ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 1~22
The major purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of parent-child communication and the inclination of interpersonal relations on the child's loneliness. The participants were 588 children in 5th and 6th grade of the elementary school which is located in Jeonbuk. Data were collected by self-administered questionnaire method. Data were analyzed by statistical techniques such as mean, frequency, percentile, t-test, pearson's correlation, multiple regression analysis using SPSS/Win 12.0 program. The major results of this study are as follows: First, female children's communication with their mother are more open that those of male children and have ostentation-narcism stronger than that of male children. There is no significant difference statistically in children's loneliness by sex. Second, it is indicated that the parent-child communication has negative correlation with children's loneliness and it also has close relations with sub-variables in inclination of interpersonal relations. Third, when investigating how parent-child communication and inclination of interpersonal relations have influences on child's loneliness, they have influences on child's loneliness by the following order: social-friendly, mother-child communication, father-child communication.
The effects of Mother's Discipline Style and Preschooler's Emotional Regulation Strategies on Preschooler's Leadership
Kim, Kyung-Sook ; Yang, MI-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 23~44
This study analyzed the relationships mother's discipline style, preschooler's emotional regulation strategies, and preschooler's leadership. The subjects were 180 preschoolers who were 5 years old and their mothers live in Gwang-ju and Jeon-Nam province. Collected data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation, and stepwise regression analysis using the program of SPSS. The findings of the study were as follows. (1) there was a difference between the average score of subcategory and the total score of leadership according to the gender of preschooler and mother's employment and her educational background. However, there was no difference from the birth order of preschooler. (2) A correlation was not found between mother's discipline style and preschooler's leadership, but the significant negative correlation showed up between preschooler's emotional regulation strategies and preschooler's leadership. (3) The leadership of preschoolers who use positive coping strategies of a sub-area of emotional regulation strategies appeared strong. And the leadership appeared low with a boy who uses avoidant & supportive strategies, supportive strategies, aggressive strategies and venting strategies more often. Furthermore, the model of explanatory adequacy (R2) of some independent variables from the average scores of subcategory and the total score of leadership was confirmed to be the statistically significant explanatory model.
Variables Associated with Adolescent Deviant Behaviors
Kang, Hee-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 45~63
The purpose of this investigation was to examine the mediating effects of delinquent peers between attachment to parents, low self-control and adolescent deviant behaviors. After specifying a research model based on Gottfredson and Hirschi's general theory of crime and Hirschi's control theory of delinquency, the study analysed the model using structural equation modeling. The data for this investigation came from a sample of 2,448 Korean adolescents. The results showed the both measurement model and structural model had a good fit to the data and all paths of structural model were statistically significant. The main findings were the attachment to parents and low self-control had direct and indirect effects on adolescent deviant behaviors through delinquent peers. The implications for practical intervention and further research in the field of delinquency were discussed.
Poor Custodial Grandparents' Life Story and Care-giving Experiences of Their Grandchildren
Oh, Kyung-Seuk ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 65~84
This study examined poor custodial grandparents' life story and care-giving experiences of their grandchildren. 8 grandparents were selected and in-depth interview and participant observation method were used. They showed a miserable life from the birth and discriminative experience of the deprivation of educational opportunities as childhood nadir experiences. They showed the regret for their inability as youth/midlife low point and financial difficulty as old life nadir experiences. In terms of care-giving experiences of their grandchildren, they showed non-voluntary care-giving, anxiety for the generational continuation of hardship, and lack of familial assistance. Poor custodial grandparents also used family-centered value, community-based social assistance, and self-assurance through their sacrifice as their adjustment strategy. Several research themes such as the importance of basic trust in childhood, the experience of financial difficulties, the importance of community-based social assistance, and self-assurance through their sacrifice were suggested for further research.
The Subjective Perception on the Job Contents of Educare Teachers
Oh, Mee-Ock ; Shin, Won-Shik ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 85~102
The purpose of this study is analyzing newly the role of the educare teachers by finding the teachers' subjective perception on their duty and understanding its feature. With the research, I'd like to present the fundamental materials for re-training and education for specialty. I Q-sorted 17 teachers based on the 36 statements which had been selected carefully. The results are following. The first type is the teacher who is aiming the specialized education. The teacher of this type needs to have the comprehensible knowledge on the child-development and seeks the teacher's specialty with self-supervision and study group. The second type is the teacher who is pursuing safety and protection for the children. The teacher of this type considers safety and cleanness very important and thinks that he or she should take care of the children by the cooperation with parents. The third type is the teacher who is heading for everyday's life and improvement. He or she thinks that teaching the child daily life is significant and by it, the child should grow up. The results of the research show us 3 points. The first, we need to re-design training program for the educare teachers. The second, we should prepare the manual for the teachers in accordance with the infants' growing-up. The third, we should understand the teacher's type and train him or her in accordance with the type.
The Effects of the Child Care Center-Family Linked Sensory Activity on Infant's Physical Development and Infant-Parent Interaction
Lee, Sook-Hwa ; Hwang, Sung-Ha ; Nam, Mi-Kyoung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 103~125
The purpose of this study is to investigate effects of 1 or 2 years old infant to target infant care facilities and the sense of family activities conducted in conjunction with the infant's physical development and infant-parent interaction. The purpose of this study, research questions are as follows. First, child care center-family linked sensory activity is effective in the infant's physical development? Second, child care center-family linked sensory activity is effective in the infant-parent interaction? The subjects of this study are 56 infants of 1-2 year old and their mother or father 56 people in S and D infant care facilities in K city. S infant care center, experimental group, carry out child care center-family linked sensory activity. D infant care center is control group to apply an integrated program. The child care center-family linked sensory activity are conduct on 24 times, 3 times a week, totally 8 weeks. The results were as follows. First, child care center-family linked sensory activities are partially effective on the infant's physical development than the control group. Therefore, in order to promote the development of the infant's physical development, home and child care center will be done in conjunction with sensory activities are needed. Second, child care center-family linked sensory activities had positive effect on infant-parent interaction than the control group. Therefore, to improve infant-parent interaction, it is necessary to carry out child care center-family linked sensory activities. In conclusion, child care center-family linked sensory activities are correlated in positive effects on the physical development of infants and the infant-parent interaction.
A Qualitative Study on Center Directors' Experience about Integrated Child Care for Infants with Disability
Lee, Gue-Ai ; Kim, Hyung-Mo ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 127~152
The purpose of this study was to analyze center directors' experience about integrated child care for infants with disability, and to understand positive and negative awareness of integrated child care. This study conducted in depth interviews of six child care center directors. The result of this study was that there were 12 categories, 25 lower categories and 82 concepts. The central phenomenon was'difficulty from integrated child care implementation'. To overcome the central phenomenon, the cause and effect strategies were'positive attitudes toward obligated education','continuous studies on integration', and the result was'preparation for desirable integrated child care center'.
Relationships among Servant leadership perceived by early childhood teacher, Teacher Development Stage and Organizational Effectiveness
Kim, Mi-Kyeong ; Moon, Hyuk-Jun ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 6, issue 3, 2010, Pages 153~174
The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of servant leadership, teacher development stage and organizational effectiveness. Subjects in this study were 259 teachers working at kindergartens and child care centers in Seoul and the Capital area of Korea. Servant Leadership Questionnaire(Kim, 2004), Teacher Development Stage Questionnaire(Lee, 2007), Organizational Commitment Questionnaire(Kim, 1998), Job Satisfaction Questionnaire(Kim, 2007), Teacher Job Satisfaction Questionnaire(Noh, 2001), and Job Performance Questionnaire(Kim, 1983) were used. Descriptive statistics, T-tests, Pearson's correlation, and hierarchical regression analysis were performed. Results showed that servant leadership, teacher development stage and organizational effectiveness were highly correlated with one another. Variables of servant leadership and teacher development were significant predictors of organizational effectiveness. Conclusions suggest that organizational effectiveness was multiply determined.