Empirical Research on College Student’s Role Identity Status in China
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013, Pages: 94-100
Received: Dec. 15, 2013; Published: Jan. 10, 2014
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Zhou Yongkang, School of Culture and Social Development Studies, Southwest University, Beibei Chongqing, China
Zeng Weixi, School of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Hu Yalin, School of Culture and Social Development Studies, Southwest University, Beibei Chongqing, China
Wang Hui, School of Culture and Social Development Studies, Southwest University, Beibei Chongqing, China
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Abstract
“College Student” is such a role that plenty of people once played, now are playing or will play in China. College students’ positive identity of the role will help them develop well at this special stage. The definition of college students’ role identity in the research is the cognitive orientation, emotive experience and behavioral reaction of college students to the student role they are playing. Based on the open-questionnaire investigation, the paper analyzed three status of college student’s role identity by factor analysis technique: role adaptation, and role burnout and role contradiction. The paper also analyzed the difference on the three role identification status based on gender, birthplace, major, grade and other variables and the reason for the variance.
Keywords
College Student, Role Identity, Role Adaptation, Role Burnout, Role Contradiction
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Zhou Yongkang, Zeng Weixi, Hu Yalin, Wang Hui, Empirical Research on College Student’s Role Identity Status in China, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 94-100. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20130206.15
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