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Family Attributes and Child's Academic Self-Concept

Poster Session II - Board: II- 042
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall

Michael A. DeDonno
Barry University

Joseph F. Fagan
Case Western Reserve University

The purpose of the present study was to determine whether specific family attributes affect a child’s academic self concept. In the present study, factors such as parents being together, positive communication (e.g., praise) and family activities such as arts and crafts, reading and playing musical instruments were associated with child's academic self concept.

Subject Area: General
Keywords: Education

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