:: Volume 1, Issue 7 (1-2018) ::
3 2018, 1(7): 14-26 Back to browse issues page
Presenting a Model for promoting happiness of High School Students (first grade) in Tehran City
Khadije Khanzadi , Parivash Jafari , Nadergholi Ghourchiyan
Professor, Department of Educational Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Purpose: This study presents a model for promoting happiness in high school student. The research method was descriptive-survey in terms of collecting the information. Methodology: The research data are collected by Oxford Hills and Argyle (2002) standard questionnaire and a researcher-made questionnaire of the factors affecting happiness in different levels distributed among 384faculty members and the students (first grade). The participants were selected based on Krejci and Morgan's table using cluster sampling method. Findings: The validity and reliability of the questionnaires were approved by experts. The results showed that three groups of factors (personal, family and school) affect the happiness of the students. The optimism, feeling meaning in life, having purpose, extraversion, positive attitude and communication with friends (personal factors), the mental health factor (family factor) and happy physical environment and feeling of belonging to the school (school factor) were the effective factors. Discussion: The results of further analysis showed that among these factors, the school factor has less impact on the students’ happiness.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/12/26 | Accepted: 2017/12/26 | Published: 2017/12/26

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