Self - control on discipline of Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon students
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The aim of this study was to examine an effect of self-control on self-discipline of student at Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon. Study participants were first year business administration students from 5 different classes during 2009 academic year (N = 194) with 51 males and 143 females. During the 7- week experiment, students were asked to remind and report themselves regarding their behavior during Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Data from questionnaire, developed by researcher with r = 0.79, were analyzed with frequency, percentages and means of percentages and reported as follow: 1) Student discipline behavior tended to change significantly after 7 weeks of experiment. 2) Six most behaviors occurred during the experiment were follow instructor’s suggestions and guidelines (96.9%), full class attendance and thinking of other rather than themselves (96.5%), instructor expectations (95.9%), being in classes in time (93.5%), and class attention and commitment (92.0%) respectively. On the opposite, six least behaviors occurred during 7 weeks experiment are polite conversation (70.1%), using crossover bridge (79.8%), learning and understanding in classes, and polite manner (82.2%), proper dress (86.7%), showing respect to parents before leaving and returning their houses (90.8%).
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