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Korean Journal of Child Studies
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Volume 31, Issue 6 - Dec 2010
Volume 31, Issue 5 - Oct 2010
Volume 31, Issue 4 - Aug 2010
Volume 31, Issue 3 - Jun 2010
Volume 31, Issue 2 - Apr 2010
Volume 31, Issue 1 - Feb 2010
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Preschooler's Internal, External Problem Behavior According to Types of Multiple-Attachments to Both Mothers and Teachers
Kim, Jin-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 1~15
The purpose of study was to investigate internal and external problem behavior according to types of multiple-attachments exhibited to both mothers and teachers. The subjects were 120 preschool children (between 4 to, -5 years old), their mothers and teachers. The attachment classification of these 120 preschoolers was evaluated by an attachment Q-set. Data was statistically analyzed by means of one-way ANOVA, and the Duncan test with the SPSS Win 13.0 program. Our results were as follows, Firstly, significant differences were observed in the internal problem behavior according to types of multiple-attachments. Second, significant differences were also observed in the external problem behavior according to types of multiple-attachments. This study suggests that secure attachment relationships with teachers may compensate for insecure relationships with mothers.
The Relationship between the Surface/deep Acting in Emotion Labor and the ollectivism on the Organizational Commitment of Kindergarten and Childcare Teachers
Min, Ha-Yeoung ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 17~30
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between surface/deep acting in emotion labor, the collectivism and the organizational commitment of teachers in kindergartens and childcare centers. The subjects were 212 teachers employed in kindergartens or childcare centers in Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province. The collected data were analyzed by mean of Pearson's correlation, simple regression, hierarchial regression, by the use of SPSS Win 15.0. The results of our study are as follows. (1) Collectivism was positively associated with deep acting in emotion labor but not with surface acting. (2) Organizational commitment was positively associated with deep acting in emotion labor but not with surface acting. (3) Collectivism operated as a main effect with organizational commitment being observed to increase as collectivism increased. In addition, interaction effects of deep acting in emotion labor and collectivism on organizational commitment were observed, however, no interaction effects were seen in term of surface acting in emotion labor and collectivism on organizational commitment.
Effects of Students' Attitudes to Internet Media Language and Orthographic Knowledge on Their Use of Internet Media Language
Choi, Na-Ya ; Han, Eu-Gene ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 31~45
This study was conducted in order to investigate the effect of students' attitudes to internet media language and orthographic knowledge on their use of internet media language. The participants were 989 students in the 4th to 11th grades in Kyunggi-do. It was found that the participants used more internet media language in internet literacy than for general writing. Elementary students exhibited significantly less orthographic knowledge and used more internet media language to write on the internet than older students. Students' attitudes to internet media language went a long way to explaining their self-assessment on the frequency of using internet media language and their genuine use of internet media language on the internet. Their orthographic knowledge, however, was not a significant predictor for their use of internet media language.
The Moderated Effects of Self-control on the Relationship between Excessive Use of the Internet and the Stress Levels of Elementary School Children
Cho, Song-Yon ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 47~61
This study examined the moderated effects of self-control on the relationship between elementary school children's excessive use of the Internet and their stress levels. The participants were 403 elementary school children from Chungnam-do. The instruments used were the 'Internet Addiction Autodiagnosis Scale (K-Scale)', the 'Stress Scale' and the 'Self-control Rating Scale'. The collected data were analyzed by t test, F test and the Scheffe test for a post hoc test, Pearson's partial correlation and stepwise multiple regression, and Cronbach's
for reliability by SPSS program (17.0 version). The results were as follows : First, it was found that there were significant differences in terms of excessive use of the Internet, stress levels, and self-control by gender, grade, academic achievement, the beginning year of first Internet access and the number of hours of Internet usage hours per day. Second, there were significant positive correlations between excessive use of the Internet (r = .40, p < .001) and stress levels (r = .44, p < .001) and the immediate satisfaction of self-control. Finally, the immediate satisfaction of self control was seen to moderate the relationships between the total scores for the excessive use of the Internet and stress levels and between withdrawal of excessive use of the Internet and the accompanying stress levels.
The Differences in 'Math Talks' during Storybook Reading Activities According to the Types of Math Storybook Used
Hong, Hae-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 63~77
This study was to investigate the differences of 'math talks' between concept-based storybook reading and context-based storybook reading activities. The teachers carried out storybook reading activities with their children using either four concept-based storybooks or four context-based storybooks. Fifty-six storybook reading activities from seven kindergarten classrooms were observed. The data were collected through participant observations and audio recordings. The transcriptions of 'math talks' during storybook reading activity were classified in terms of the levels of instructional conversation, types of mathematizing, and the mathematical processes involved. The results indicated that the 'math talks' during the concept-based storybook reading activity were higher than those of the context-based storybook reading activity in terms of both the instructional conversation and in quantifying and redescribing of mathematizing. However, the 'math talks' during the context-based storybook reading activity were higher than those of the concept-based storybook reading activity in connecting and reasoning of the mathematical processes involved. These findings suggest that early childhood teachers need to improve the level of instructional conversation during math storybook reading activities.
Role Experiences of Two Elder Sisters who have Different Risk Factors from the Rural Mixed-age Preschool Class
Chung, Kai-Sook ; Goh, Eun-Kyoung ; Kyun, Ju-Youn ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 79~99
This study inquired into the life and experiences of two elder sisters who have different individual and familial risk factors and their younger brothers from the mixed-age preschool class through ethnographic research method using participant observation. The results showed that an elder sister from low-income multi-children family played her role very actively through caring for, learning and playing with younger brother during almost of the play situations. On the other hand, the other elder sister who has experience of depression, showed strong possessiveness and neglect of younger brother. As for psychological aspects of sibling relationship, the elder sisters were suffering psychological stresses resulted from excessive role expectation in family or from self-recognition on elder sister role, respectively.
The Relationship between Maternal Employment, Maternal Job Characteristics, Spousal Support, and Parenting Stress
Kim, Ki-Won ; Doh, Hyun-Sim ; Kim, Sang-Won ; Rhee, Sun-Hee ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 101~113
This study examined the relationship between maternal employment, maternal job characteristics, spousal support and parenting stress, using a sample of 502 mothers (207 employed and 295 nonemployed mothers) who had 1st and 2nd grade children. The participants completed a set of questionnaires. Data were analyzed by means of Pearson's correlation, simple regression analysis, and multiple regression analysis. Our results indicated that maternal employment was not significantly related to parenting stress. It was also found that employed mothers experienced less parenting stress when they perceived greater job satisfaction and higher spousal support. Lastly, spousal support moderated the impact of job satisfaction on employed mothers' parenting stress, indicating that the relationship between job satisfaction and parenting stress was stronger for the high spousal support group than for the low spousal support group.
The Effects of Parenting Behaviors and Children's Playfulness on Emotional Intelligence
Kim, Hee-Kyung ; Yoo, Mee-Sook ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 115~130
This study examined the effects of parenting behaviors and children's playfulness on emotional intelligence and the additional independent influence of playfulness on emotional intelligence, except for the effects of parenting behaviors. The subjects were 517 students in the
grades of 3 elementary schools in Seoul and Gyunggi-do. The data were analyzed by means of Pearson's correlation, simple and multiple regression, and hierarchical regression. Our findings indicated that parenting behaviors affected children`s emotional intelligence and in turn, children's playfulness affected their emotional intelligence. Moreover, the independent influence of playfulness on emotional intelligence was found to be an important factor for children in elementary school.
An Analysis of Research Trends in Domestic Articles on Preschooler Peer Relationships(1995-2009) : Focusing on Research Methods
Kim, Youn-Hee ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 131~149
The purpose of this study was to examine research trends in articles of preschooler peer relationships carried in domestic academic journals. This was done in an attempt to suggest alternative directions for peer relationship studies in the early childhood education sector and lay the foundation for future studies. 131 articles that appeared in seven domestic academic journals related to early childhood education were selected and analyzed in order to better understand the general trends in the filed and the specific trends in terms of their content and methods. Our results indicate that the observation method was most common in the quantitative studies, and participant observation was most prevailent among qualitative studies. As for instrumentation, international instruments were most widely utilized, and the most dominant analysis method was descriptive statistics. In terms of reliability, internal consistency was checked most often, however, the majority of the studies failed to provide any information on validity and post-hoc analysis.
The Relationships between Child-Mother Goodness-of-fit, Mothers' Empathy and Parenting Stress
Choi, Mi-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 151~165
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between child-mother 'goodness-of-fit', mothers' empathy and parenting stress. A sample of 324 mothers of 5th graders in the Seoul Metropolitan area participated in this study. Mothers answered questionnaires on the levels of their parenting stress, empathy and child-mother 'goodness-of-fit'. Data were analyzed using Pearson's correlation coefficients, as well as multiple and hierarchical regressions. Child-mother 'goodness-of-fit', as well as mothers' empathy was a predictor for parenting stress; significant interaction effects were found between child-mother 'goodness-of-fit' and the mothers' empathy on parenting stress. These results indicate the need for possible intervention in relation to mothers' empathy levels and to reduce parenting stress.
The Effects of Science Activities using Nonfiction Literature on Preschool Children's Scientific Process Skills, Attitudes and Concepts
Jang, Yeon-Hee ; Chung, Chung-Hee ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 167~191
The purpose of this study is to examine how science activities using nonfiction literature affectspreschool children's scientific process skills, attitudes and concepts. For the purposes of this study, two classes, consisting of four and five-year-old children in a kindergarten located in D city were selected. One class was designated as the experimental group and the other as the control group. The experimental group performed science activities using nonfiction literature, while the control group did not. Thisexperimental study was conducted over the course of 8 weeks. Analysis of data was performed by ANCOVA. The results of the posttest indicated that the experimental group which performed science activities using nonfiction literature showed an improvement in their process skills, scientific attitudes and scientific concepts compared with the control group.
Profiles of Story Stem Narrative Reponses in 5 Year-Old Korean Children
Lee, Young ; Min, Hyun-Suk ;
Korean Journal of Child Studies, volume 31, issue 5, 2010, Pages 193~210
This study explored the common response profiles in the narrative stories of typically developing 5 year-old Korean Children. Fourteen story stems from the MacArthur Story Stem Battery (MSSB, Bretherton, Oppenheim, & the MacArthur Story Stem Network, 1990) were administered to 156(85 boys and 71 girls) children recruited from 8 Kindergartens in the Seoul and Gyung-gi areas. The children's responses were aggregated into 5 dimensions, based on content themes and performance scores which included emotions expressed and narrative coherence using the MacArthur Narrative Coding System (Robinson, Mantz-Simmions, Macfie, & MacArthur Narrative Working Group, 2004). Data were analyzed by means of cluster analysis. 5 response profiles emerged over the course of this research : Prosocial, Anxiety, Dysregulated aggression, Anxious/Avoidance, and Avoidance profiles. When 14 story stems were grouped into 3 story contexts (stories included interpersonal conflicts, moral conflicts, and empathy) and were analyzed separately according to the story contexts, 3 common profiles (a Prosocial profile, a Constrained profile and an Anxiety profile) emerged across the story contexts, however, there were additional, unique profiles for each of the story contexts.