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Korean Journal of Childcare and Education
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Volume 7, Issue 4 - Dec 2011
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The Influence of Mother Attachment and Rejection Sensitivity on School-Age Children's Loneliness
Son, Eun-Kyeong ; Min, Ha-Yeoung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 1~17
This study investigated the influence of mother attachment and rejection sensitivity on school-age children's loneliness. The participants were 441 school-age children in Daegu or Gyeongbok Province. The collected data were analyzed by One-way and Two-way ANOVA, and Multiple Regressions, using SPSS PC(15.0 version). The results were as follows. (1) School-age children with a lower level of mother attachment perceived higher level of loneliness than children with a higher level of mother attachment. And school-age children with a higher level of rejection sensitivity perceived higher level of loneliness than children with a lower level of rejection sensitivity. (2) School-age children with a lower level of mother attachment perceived higher level of rejection sensitivity than children with a higher level of mother attachment. (3) The explanation power of rejection sensitivity on school-age children's loneliness was rather higher than mother attachment.
Parenting Stress and Related Factors of Employed and Non-employed Mothers with Infants
Kwon, Me Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 19~41
The purpose of this study is to find the relationship between the infants' mother's parenting stresses and their environmental factors. The participants were 625 employed and 1453 non employed mothers from the Korean children panel in 2008. The collected data were analyzed by t-test and hierarchical regressions. The results are as follows. 1) The infant mothers experienced the medium level of parenting stresses. They reported the high level stresses in the parenting costs, the selecting parenting information, and the responsibility in their child's emotional stability. 2) The non employed mothers perceived more difficulties in the parenting situations than the employed mothers. The employed mothers perceived their environment and their parenting itself in positive way. They were in the good psychological conditions, having a well relationship with the husbands. They also had more knowledge in the child rearing and social supports. 3) The mother's psychological factors showed the high explanation power on their parenting stresses. 4) The father's parenting assistant affected the mother's parenting stresses only in the non employed mother.
The Study on the Assistance Program for Evaluative Accreditation in terms of Child Care Teacher's and Principal's Position, Certificate Level, Expertise Level
Nam, Mi Kyoung ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 43~60
The purpose of this study is to investigate the principals' and teachers' assessment about the assistance program for the evaluative accreditation of K76child care centers. Subjects were 138 teachers and principal who work in private(family) child care center in D and G city. An instrument to survey of this study was 'Assistance Program Evaluation Scale for the Evaluative Accreditation of Child Care Centers'(Nam, 2010) and 'Self-Assessment of Developmental Levels for Kindergarten Teacher'(Baek & Jo, 2004). Data were analyzed by paired t-test and ANOVA With SPSS 18.0 Version. The results of this study were as follows: First, there were significant differences in the both 'assistance system category' and 'assistance content category' between child care teacher group and principal group. Second, there were significant differences in the 'assistance content category' between the high group and the low group in expertise level. Third, significant differences were found to exist between a second-grade certificate level of child care teacher and a first-grade certificate level of child care teacher in terms of 'assistance domain'.
Relationship of Stability and Level of Self-Esteem with Aggression among Korean Adolescents
Park, Young-Ran ; Lee, Ju-Lie ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 61~79
The purpose of the study is to verify the relations of stability and aggression and level of self-esteem among adolescents. The participants were 306 highschool students in Suncheon, South Jeolla province, including 150 male students and 156 female students. Each participants completed a package of survey by questionnaire for Self-esteem scale, and stability and aggression scale. Followed are the major results; First, there were no gender differences in the level of self-esteem, but there were gender differences; girls were higher than boys in the stability of self-esteem. Second, the lower level of self esteem and the unstability adolescents had, the higher aggression they had. Third, Third, aggression of self-esteem was affected by self-esteem, and the relations between stability of self-esteem and gender. These findings have important implications that the verification of relations of stability and aggression helps self-esteem development for adolescents understand.
Development and Validity of Preschool Teacher's Multicultural Education Practices Scale
You, Hyo Soon ; Lee, Chae Ho ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 81~96
The purpose of this study was to develop a multicultural education practice scale for preschool teachers and to examine the reliability and validity of the scale. Participants for this study were 310 preschool teachers from Seoul and Gyeonggi. The multicultural education practice scale for preschool teachers was consisted of 3 factors, 'multicultural national to understand', 'interactions with multicultural children' and 'multicultural culturally to understand' with 13 items. Cronbach's
was ranged from .74 to .82. The confirmatory factor analysis revealed that RMSEA=.08, SRMR=.06, NNF=.90, and CFI=.92. All these results show that the multicultural education practice scale for preschool teachers is quite reliable and valid.
The Relations between Father's Interaction and Self-leadership, Preschool Adjustment of Young Children
Mun, Byung-Hwan ; Kim, Se-Ru ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 97~113
This study was aimed to explore the relations between Father's language interaction and self-leadership, preschool adjustment of young children. The subjects consisted of 253 four- and five-years-old children and their father's. Data were analyzed by Pearson's r. The results of study were as follows; First, there were significant correlations between father's language and self-leadership of young children. Second, there were significant correlations between father's language and preschool adjustment of young children. The educational implications of these indicate that we need to actively develop programs to increase self-leadership and preschool adjustment of young children through parents education.
Development of storytelling based Cooperative Learning Model for Preliminary childhood teachers
Kang, Mun-Suk ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 115~135
The purpose of this study was to developing a cooperative learning model utilize storytelling technique to the Preliminary childhood teachers whose learning was in order to improve ability and collaboration of making relationships a teams members by the cooperative learning which was performed on the basis of the confidence after understanding themselves and others. To achieve the purpose, the study was performed by dividing into two stages. First, the draft of storytelling based cooperative learning model was proposed by performing a literature survey and a case study. Second, the draft model was applied to the actual work. And the draft was modified and developed to the final model on the basis of the draft model's strenth and implemented to 39 students who were the sophomore of child care education department and enrolled the profession class of at B college P city for 8 weeks. From the implementation result of the model, it was obtained that there was the positive reaction on applying storytelling technique to the beginning stage of cooperative learning. And adding of 'Re-constitution role sharing team' step in the original steps was suggested. In the end, this model was modified and issued based on the research result. The researchers proposed a cooperative learning model storytelling based for Preliminary childhood teachers which consists 6 phases : (1) understanding cooperative learning (2) Building the team and role sharing team (3) theme setting and theme structuralization (4) Re-constitution role sharing team (5) announcement of the results and evaluating (6) reflection of general.
The Effects of Music Therapy Program on Problem Behaviors and Social Skills Children with ADHD
Shin, Ji Hye ; Yoon, Duk Sun ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 137~158
This study is to investigate the effect of music therapy Program on Problem Behaviors and Social Skills Children with ADHD. The participants of the study were first and second graders in B elementary school in J city. They were observed in unsuitable behavioral patterns in school life by their homeroom teachers. Fifteen participants were divided into control and experimental group: The control group was eight and the experimental group was seven. Group music therapy was conducted two times a week for seven-week period. It took 35-40 minutes per therapy after school. Child Behavior Checklist-Korean, Social Skills Rating System, Social Acceptance were administered in pre- and post-stages. For the analysis of the data, Mann-Whitney U test was used. The findings from the research are summarized as follows: 1) The experimental group who was treated in music therapy showed a positive effect on problem behaviors. That is to say, the participants in the experimental group improved in emotional and cognitive stability while they significantly decreased attack behaviors; 2) The experimental group statistically showed significant improvement in their social behaviors compared to the control group. The music therapy group significantly increased social skills such as cooperation, self-assertion, and self-control. However, they did not improve responsibility as social skills in a significant manner; and 3) The experimental group showed higher degree of social acceptance than the control group. However, the result did not show a significant difference between the groups. In conclusion, the study proved positive effects of music therapy on ADHD children's uncarefulness, attack behaviors, and social skills for seven-week experimental period.
Effects of Children's Individual Variables and Maternal Parenting on Children's Playfulness
Kang, Ji Hye ; Lee, Kyung Nim ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 159~180
This study examined the effects of children's temperament, self-control and maternal parenting on children's playfulness. The subjects of this study were 288 3-, 4- and 5- years old children and their mothers. The collected data were analyzed by correlations and pathway analysis. The results were as follows: First, children's sex, sociability temperament, self-control and maternal authoritarian parenting directly affected children's playfulness. Children's sex indirectly affected children's playfulness through children's activity level and self-control. Children's sociability and emotionality temperament indirectly affected children's playfulness through maternal authoritarian parenting. Maternal authoritarian parenting indirectly children's playfulness affected through children's self-control. Second, the most important variable predicting children's playfulness was maternal authoritarian parenting.
A Study on the Child Care Providers' Perception on the Seoul-Type Child Care Accreditation System
Kim, Young Ok ; Choi, Inhwa ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 181~203
The purposes of this study were to examine the perception of directors and child care providers regarding the Seoul-type Child Care Accreditation and its operating system. The objects were 309 directors and child care providers at accredited Seoul-type child care centers. The collected data was analyzed using frequency, percentiles, and
. The results are as follows: First, the majority of directors and child care providers perceived 'the preparation for effective quality control of child-care service' as the primary purpose of the Seoul-type Child Care Accreditation. Many of them responded that the child care centers meeting the purpose of accreditation would be 'private' and 'home-based' ones. Seoul-type Child Care Accreditation was easier to pass compared to National Child Care Accreditation. The directors and child care providers perceived that the accreditation will narrow the gap between public and private child care centers. Second, in operating customized child-care service, most directors preferred 'submits only the same plan as that of a designated one', but most child care providers preferred 'assessment after providing customized child-care'. For the reliable child-care service and accounting management system, both subject groups showed general satisfaction with 'current system'. Third, both subject groups responded that 'overtime pay for child care providers' and 'government's consistent child-care policy' were what they desire most to improve Seoul-type Child Care Accreditation.
The Difference of Child Care Support and Parenting Stress Depending on Using In-Home Care Service
Choi, Jung Shin ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 7, issue 2, 2011, Pages 205~223
The purpose of this study was to examine ways to improve In-Home Care Service for differences resulting from child care service and parenting stress, depending on use of the service. Participants consisted of hers from 293 who use the service in K region. From September 1, 2009 to October 25, total 193 mothers were surveyed by e-mail. 69 mothers were finally analyzed. The main results were as follows; First, the mothers got the supporting aids from two different ways, irrespective of using In-Home Care Service. One was the instrumental supports given them by their husband and relatives, and the informative and emotional supports maintained by husbands, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and network community, as well. Second, The In-Home Care Service non-users received child care support from their husbands and parents compared with the In-Home Care Service users. Third, few differences shown statistically between the two groups that use it and don't use it.