School Belonging and Happiness Level of Students from Sport Faculty

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  •   Işıl Aktağ

  •   Özlem Yalçın

  •   Ayla Esen

  •   İlayda Duman

  •   Ceyda Karaköse

  •   Anıl Okçu

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the school belonging and happiness levels of students from sports faculty according to the department, gender, and grade levels and to find the correlation between happiness and school belonging. Participants consisted of 285 students, 174 males, and 111 females, voluntarily from the teaching, coaching, and sports management departments of the faculty of sports. Data were collected using the Psychological Sense of Membership Scale (PSMS) to determine the school belonging, and the Oxford Happiness Scale (OHS) to measure happiness. The results of the analysis show no significant difference between male and female students in terms of their school belonging and happiness. However, a significant difference was found in the happiness and school belonging levels of students from different departments. In addition, the students of the sports management department have the highest sense of happiness and school belonging compared to the others.


Keywords: Happiness, School Belonging, Sense of Rejection, Sports Faculty Students.

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Aktağ, I., Yalçın, Özlem, Esen, A., Duman, İlayda, Karaköse, C., & Okçu, A. (2022). School Belonging and Happiness Level of Students from Sport Faculty. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 3(4), 22–27. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejedu.2022.3.4.392