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The Study of the Effects of Active Listening Training on Loneliness and Satisfaction with School Life of High School Students

(written in Japanese language)

Yoshio Asano

AbstractF


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of classroom-based social skills training on loneliness and satisfaction with school life of high school students.

The target skill was gConfirmation.h The subjects of this investigation were 3 experimental classes and 3 control classes. These were selected from 431 high school studentsi243 male and 188 female studentsjbased on the results of the pre-test. gThe revised UCLA loneliness scaleh and gSatisfaction with school life scaleh were used in this study.

The experimental classes were participated in gConfirmation skillh training facilitated by the each homeroom teacher for about 20 minutes. The training was continued 4`8 times. The control classes were participated in the normal homeroom.

After the training the score of the high loneliness group decreased. The gRecognitionh score of the gUnsatisfied with school lifeh group increased.

The results showed that the active listening training based on gConfirmation skillh was effective to enhance the level of trained students.

Key wordsF
active listening, active listening training, social skills training, confirmation skill, high school student, loneliness, satisfaction with school life


The Japanese Journals of Health Science/Vol.12 No.1/Gunma Counseling Association/2007/ISSN 1343-3393


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