The Effects of Adventure Education Course on the Self-Concept and Interpersonal Relationship for the High School Students
Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect and influence of Adventure Educationon self-concept and interpersonal relationship for the hight school students . Based on two sections a week and 45 minutes a section, a 17weeks program of an adventure education was 300 students with grade one senior high school. The comparison between pretest and posttest of the self-concept and interpersonal scaling was designed to analyze the instant effect of the specific program applied, whereas the comparison between pretest and long-term test of the scale was designed to analyze that of the long-term effect. Then it conducts SPSS 12.0 package software to statistic the valid data from respondents to present t-test. The results of this study were as follows: There were significant instant effects of integral self-concept,family self-concept and school self-concept. There were significant long-term effects of school self-concept and emotion self-concept. There were significant instant effects of interpersonal relationship, teacher interpersonal relationship and brother-sister interpersonal relationship. However, there were no significant instant effects of parent interpersonal relationship. There were significant long-term effects of integral self-concept, classmate interpersonal relationship and brother-sister interpersonal relationship. However, there were no significant long-term effects of parent interpersonal relationship and parent interpersonal relationship. There was high positive relation between the factors of the self-concept and integral interpersonal relationship. Besides, the self-concept scale and interpersonal relationship scale was shown the positive relation between each other.
Key Words: Adventure Education, Self-Concept, Interpersonal Relationship.High School Students