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Volume 53, Issue 6 - Dec 2015
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The Effects of the High School Students' Time Management Behavior on Satisfaction with Educational Consumption and School Life
Lee, Kyoung Min ; Lee, Seung Sin ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 1~16
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.001
This study aims to examine the effects of high school students' time management behaviors on their satisfaction with educational consumption and school life. Three hundred seventy-six high school students in Seoul participated in this investigation. The SPSS ver. 19.0 program was adopted for the descriptive analysis, factor analysis, Cronbach's
, and multiple regression analysis. The results of the present study can be summarized as follows: first, the levels of time management behavior, satisfaction with educational consumption at school, and satisfaction with school life were relatively high. Second, an analysis of the relative influence on satisfaction with educational consumption revealed that the students' time management behavior was the most influential factor, followed by academic achievement. As the levels of time management behavior and academic achievement were high, the level of satisfaction with educational consumption was high. Finally, an analysis of the relative influence of satisfaction with school life also revealed that the students' time management behavior was the most influential factor, followed by academic achievement. Based on the findings, that is, the effects of high school students' time management behavior and other involved variables on their satisfaction with educational consumption and school life, a future study can present specific ways to enhance the level of satisfaction with educational consumption and school life.
Antioxidative Activity of Sea Buckthorn and Quality Characteristics of Brown Rice Sulgidduk
Cho, Gang-Sug ; Kim, Ae-Jung ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 17~27
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.002
This study was performed to investigate the antioxidative properties of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.; leaf, fruit and stem) and the quality characteristics of brown rice sulgidduk prepared using a powder of sea buckthorn leaves. First, the antioxidative activities of sea buckthorn were measured to choose the most effective part of this plant. By analyzing the measured values, we concluded that the effective part of sea buckthorn was its leaves. The
value of the DPPH radical scavenging activity and the ABTS radical scavenging activity in sea buckthorn leaves were
, respectively. The total polyphenol and total flavonoid contents of sea buckthorn leaves were 3.80 mg/mL and .19 mg/mL, respectively. Therefore, the brown rice sulgidduk was prepared using a powder of sea buckthorn leaves in the weight ratio of 0%, .5%, 1.0%, 1.5%, 2.0% and 2.5%. For analyzing the quality characteristics of the prepared sulgidduk, proximate compositions, color and texture profiles were measured and a sensory evaluation was conducted. With an increase in the added content of the sea buckthorn leaf powder (SBLP), the L-value significantly decreased while the a-value and the b-value increased. In the case of texture profiles, the control group (control A) had a higher score for hardness than the case groups in which the SBLP was added. However, springiness, chewiness and adhesiveness were not significantly different among the groups. In the sensory evaluation, the sample containing 1.5% SBLP yielded the best results. Therefore, we suggest that the powder of sea buckthorn leaves is a good ingredient for increasing the consumer acceptability and functionality of sulgidduk.
A Study on the Development of the School Readiness Inventory for Preschoolers
Bang, So Young ; Hwang, Hye Jung ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 29~47
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.003
The purpose of this study is to conceptualize the definition of school readiness specific to the context of the Republic of Korea. The school readiness test can be used as basic data to enable early childhood educational institutes to determine the general readiness of preschoolers and provide support to fit individual characteristics. For this purpose, six stages of the school readiness development process were considered, that is, draft development, primary preliminary survey, primary expert verification, secondary expert verification, secondary preliminary survey, and main survey. In the main survey, tests were conducted using the school readiness final draft targeting 344 preschoolers living in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do. The item discrimination power analysis and factor analysis for the examination area and question area were also conducted. Consequently, a test tool was developed on the basic of the results obtained, consisting of 129 items in the five areas of knowledge, function, adaptation, tendency, and attitude. The knowledge area was divided into general, linguistic, and mathematical knowledge, and the function area into fine motor function, basic living ability, expressive function, and gross motor function. The adaptation area was classified into adaptation activity, separation anxiety, maladaptive behavior, and environment adaptation; the tendency area into learning tendency; others understanding, and individual tendency, and the attitude area into rule compliance and life habits.
The Effects of Women's Labour Force Participation and Work-Family Reconciliation Support on Fertility
Han, Young-Sun ; Lee, Yon-Suk ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 49~66
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.004
This study analyzes the effects of women's labour force participation and work-family reconciliation support on life-cycle fertility in Korea. The analysis is based on the longitudinal data from Korean Labour and Income Panel Study (KLIPS), which include the available information on life-cycle fertility and employment history. Employing a dynamic model of fertility, we estimated the life-cycle fertility of all the 15-49 years old women considered in this study by using a duration model. The major results of this study were as follows: First, women's labour force participation had a negative effect on the first birth, second birth, and all births (transition to births starting at different parities). Women's employment tended to lengthen the interval between births. Second, the availability of maternal leave had a positive effect on the first birth and all births for working women. Providing maternal leave to working women decreased the opportunity cost of childbearing and in turn, reduced the interbirth interval of women. However, the availability of parental leave had no significant effect on the births of working women. Third, the financial support for childcare had a positive effect on the first birth and all births. The economic support for childcare led to the reduction in the interbirth interval of women by increasing the probability of births. The use of a childcare center for the first child, which substitutes for the time that women needed to take care of their children, classified as time-intensive consumption goods, did not have any effect on the second birth. Fourth, the part-time employment of women had a positive effect on the second birth. A flexible working time schedule tended to decrease the interval between the first and the second births.
The Effects of a Convergent Arts and Science Program on Young Children's Creativity and Scientific Inquiry
Choi, Jiwon ; Seo, SoJung ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 67~80
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.005
This study aimed to develop a convergent arts and science program for 5yearold children and to evaluate this effectiveness of the program. To meet the purpose of this study, 34 children (aged, 5 year) were divided into two groups, namely the experimental group and the control group. To the experimental group, the creative arts and science convergence program of interest in this study was delivered over a period of 8 weeks. The children of the control group were delivered the Nuri Curriculum (standardized educational curriculum targeted for 3- to 5year olds) during the same experimental period. The levels of the children's creativity were assessed using the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking-Figural and those of their scientific inquiry ability were tested by using the Scientific Inquiry Ability Assessment Scale. The analysis of covariance calculated using by IBM SPSS ver. 21.0 revealed that the experimental group scored higher in creativity and scientific inquiry than did the control group. The results indicated that the proposed convergent arts and science program was effective in promoting creativity and scientific inquiry ability of young children. In this paper, along with the main results of this study, the implications for research and practice are discussed.
Designing Performance Costumes of Daily Dance Ganggangsullae for Elementary Students
Cho, Du Na ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 81~92
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.006
Daily dance Ganggangsullae is recommended for youth to help their diet, improve their team life and know Korean culture. Its performance costumes were fusion hanbok and casual wear shown at the Second Daily Dance Ganggangsullae Contest Conference of Myeongryang Battle Festival in 2013. A fusion hanbok shows the Korean traditional spirit, but it is not practical. Casual wear is practical, but it does not show any Korean identity. Therefore, their combination is needed to reflect the Korean identity and practicality. For this, a literature review and an online search were conducted for the history, purpose and dance motion of daily dance Ganggangsullae. And photographs of participating teams were gathered from Jeonnam Information & Culture Industry Promotion Agency. Goguryeo costumes were used for design motifs. Four designs were sets of T-shirts and pants for the summer. Style 1 is designed using sam, jikryeong, go, round and triangle pattern with rippled cotton. Colors were from Wang Huiji's mural painting. Style 2 is designed using dansuui, beonryeong, go, round and quadrangle patterns with rippled cotton. Colors were from a Deokheungri mural painting. Style 3 is designed using sam, round ryeong, go, quadrangle patterns, prints with cotton jersey and denim. Colors were from a Gamsinchong mural painting. Style 4 is designed using dansuui, jikryeong, go, a flame pattern, a bow and arrow shape with cotton, knit and jersey. Colors were from a Muyongchong mural painting. This study is helpful to anyone who wants to develop Korean-style performance costumes.
Human Ecology Research (2000-2013) on Sustainable Consumption of Natural Resources
Choo, Ho Jung ; Rha, Jong-Youn ; Baek, Eunsoo ; Kim, Hyo Jung ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 93~106
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.007
The purpose of this study is to understand what we have learnt thus far on the sustainable consumption of natural resources by household in Korea. We propose a two-wing model designating households as the main agent of sustainable living where both the production of human resources and the consumption of natural resources take place. In the current study, we focused on the sustainability of natural resource consumption. Undertaking an empirical study, we selected 10 major journals that represent each area of human ecological research and then, identified 120 relevant studies regarding sustainability published since 2000. First, we classified 381 keywords into three categories: production, consumption, and social environment, and the identified studies were then classified in one of the seven categories created by combinations of the abovementioned three categories: production (P), consumption (C), social environment (S), production-consumption (PC), production-social environment (PS), consumption-social environment (CS), and production-consumption-social environment (PCS). The results showed that the sustainability of natural resources has been mainly investigated in the fields of clothing & textiles and food & nutrition. Further, consumer science research has been conducted in the area of consumption-social environment and consumption-production. The current study indicates that the field of human ecology has created and accumulated knowledge to support sustainable living. In the future, we need to conduct more integrated research across disciplines and methods and promote research interest in the underdeveloped area of sustainability research in human ecology.
Family Life Experience and Life Satisfaction of Multicultural Families with School-Aged Children
Park, Mee Sok ;
Family and Environment Research, volume 53, issue 1, 2015, Pages 107~117
DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.008
The purpose of this study was to examine the general characteristics and the variety of family life experiences related to the life satisfaction of multicultural families with school-aged children. Data were drawn from the first wave of the Korean Children and Youth Panel Survey conducted in 2010 and developed by the National Youth Policy Institute. Further, the sample for this study consisted of 95 multicultural families who met the requirements. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, the t -test, analysis of variance, and multiple regression using SPSS ver. 18.0. The main results showed that family life experiences that were made up of 5 domains, specifically time, leisure, household economy, health, and child education had a broad range of levels. In addition, family life experiences differed according to the general characteristics of multicultural families with school-aged children, such as mother's employment status, number of children, father's employment status and education level, and family composition. Lastly, their life satisfaction was significantly predicted by the father's employment status and health, children's age, children's education, and leisure in the order of significance. These findings suggested the need to expand the social intervention range for multicultural families with school-aged children, particularly in terms of family leisure and children's school life adaptation.