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Factors Affecting Adjustment to College Life among Nursing Transfer Students

  • Crisisonomy
  • Abbr : KRCEM
  • 2018, 14(7), pp.117-130
  • DOI : 10.14251/crisisonomy.2018.14.7.117
  • Publisher : Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Policy > Public Policy in general
  • Received : May 20, 2018
  • Accepted : July 19, 2018
  • Published : July 31, 2018

Min Kyung Jeon 1 Kim,Ick Jee 2 Kim, Young Suk 3 Han, Miyoung 4

1가야대학교
2영산대학교
3고신대학교
4신라대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to recognize the factors influencing adjustment to college life among nursing transfer students in Korea and to provide baseline data to be used to improve their adjustment to college life. The data were collected through structured questionnaires from 142 nursing transfer students enrolled in seven colleges in B city and K province between June 1 to November 30, 2016. The data were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe test, Pearson correlation coefficient, and hierarchical regression using SPSS 20.0. Factors influencing adjustment to college life among participants include stress, emotional intelligence, satisfaction with major and motivation for selecting nursing as major. The findings of this study suggest that it is necessary to develop educational programs that can help students adapt to college life by reducing stress and enhancing emotional intelligence and satisfaction with major.

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