A Multivariate Statistical Research on Engagement of University Students: A Case Study in Greece
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 94-100
Received: Apr. 7, 2016; Accepted: Apr. 18, 2016; Published: Apr. 28, 2016
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Ioannis S. Triantafyllou, Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly, Lamia, Greece
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Abstract
In the present article we study the engagement of University students. Data drawn from the Faculty of Health and Caring Professions of a Greek University, are properly analyzed via inferential statistics in order to detect characteristics that affect significantly the engagement of students. Factor analysis has been also applied and revealed the expected structure of the measurement scale that has been used. Moreover, cluster analysis based on total score contributed to the identification of the crucial role of several demographics.
Keywords
Utrecht Work Engagement Scale, University Students, Factor Analysis, k-means Cluster Analysis
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Ioannis S. Triantafyllou, A Multivariate Statistical Research on Engagement of University Students: A Case Study in Greece, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 94-100. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtas.20160503.13
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