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Iranfard H, Mohammad Taheri M R, Soltanifar M. Relationship between Students' Communication Skills and Life Satisfaction (Case study: Students of Islamic Azad University of Tehran). Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology. 2021; 4 (3)
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1- PhD student in Communication Sciences, Emirate International Branch University.
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran
3- Associate Professor of Communication, Islamic Azad University, Research Sciences Branch, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1564 Views)
Purpose: The aim of this research was determine the relationship of communication skills with life satisfaction in students of Islamic Azad University.
Methodology: This study in terms of purpose was applied and in terms of implementation method was descriptive from type of correlation. The research population were the students of Islamic Azad University of Tehran city in the 2019-20 academic years with number of 190,000 people. The sample size based on Krejcie and Morgan table was calculated 384 people who were selected by multi-stage cluster sampling method. Data were collected with using the communication skills test-revised (Queendom, 2004) and life satisfaction scale (Huebner, 1991) and analyzed by methods of Pearson correlation coefficients and multiple regression with stepwise model in SPSS-19 software.
Findings: The results showed that communication skills and all its dimensions including the ability to receive and send message, emotional control, listening skill, insight into the communication process and communication with determination had a positive and significant relationship with life satisfaction in students (P<0.01). Communication skills significantly could predict 33.6% and among the dimensions of communication skills, three dimensions of listening skill, communication with determination and the ability to receive and send message together could predict 60.8% of life satisfaction changes in students (P<0.001), but the dimensions of emotional control and insight into the communication process did not enter the equation due to the lack of a significant increase in the amount of prediction (P>0.05).
Conclusion: According to the results of the present study, communication skills had a significant relationship with life satisfaction and were able to predict a significant part of it. Therefore, planning to improve life satisfaction in students is essential by increasing their communication skills with the help of workshops.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/04/28 | Accepted: 2021/05/22 | Published: 2021/09/23

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