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Compilation and Validation of Students' Lifestyle Educational Package Based on Positive Psychology and its Effectiveness on Character Capabilities
Roya Arjmand kermani1 , Nasrin Bagheri 2, Khadijeh Abolmaalialhoseyni3
1- Ph.D. Student, Department of Educational Psychology, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran. , bagheri@riau.ac.ir
3- Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Tehran North Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
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Aim and Background: Adequate attention to the lifestyle of students and its promotion in building the future of the country is a necessity; therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of developing and validating an educational package to improve students' lifestyles based on positive psychology and its effectiveness on character capabilities.
Methods and Materials: The present study was a combination and based on a sequential exploratory design - the classification compilation model. To compile the educational package, the word / symbol and theme unit was used in content analysis. The statistical population in the qualitative section included university faculty members, twelve of whom were purposefully selected as a sample size based on the expertise indicators. In order to evaluate the educational package on character capabilities, 34 students were selected by voluntary sampling method in the academic year 2020-2021 and were divided into two experimental and control groups. The experimental group was trained in nine sessions of 60 minutes. Data obtained from Patterson and Seligman (2004) character competency test were analyzed using multivariate analysis of covariance.
Findings: Based on the findings, 54 factors were identified and classified into three categories of mental, individual and social abilities and were presented as an educational package through a network framework. Also, the educational, package has been able to significantly improve the character capabilities of students (including wisdom, knowledge, excellence, humanity, justice, self-control, and courage).
Conclusions: In general, the findings of this study confirmed the effectiveness of the educational package of lifestyle promotion on students' character capabilities.
Keywords: Educational package, Validation, Lifestyle, Positive psychology, Character capabilities, Students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/10/19 | Accepted: 2022/06/12 | Published: 2022/08/14
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arjmand kermani R, bagheri N, Abolmaalialhoseyni K. Compilation and Validation of Students' Lifestyle Educational Package Based on Positive Psychology and its Effectiveness on Character Capabilities. RBS. 2022; 20 (1) :137-149
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مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
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