Self Actualization

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Ebtesam Pajouhandeh (2013), conducted a study on “Personal Development and Self-Actualization Of Students In The New Environment” This study assessed the correlation of personal development with self -actualization in non-domestic students. The research population included 100 students composed of two groups: main group 50 students (25 girls and 25 boys).and 50 local students for control group (25 girls and 25 boys). They all were selected randomly from student's dormitories and university. They were evaluated by Kettle's 16 Factor Test and self-actualization Inventory (SAI). The data was analyzed by correlation coefficient. In both groups, there is a positive correlation between personality development and self -actualization. There was significant…show more content…
The study is based upon the instrument that measures self actualization score, a questionnaire designed by Dr. Richard Boyum and the standard student’s feedback proforma. The faculty’s self actualization and student’s evaluation scores are compared using regression and correlation analysis, a scatter dot diagram is also used for the same purpose. The result concludes, that no significant correlation exists between faculty’s self actualization level and student’s faculty’s evaluation. Whereas separate analysis of surveys concludes that senior faculty (Senior Fellows and Head of Academic departments) are higher self actualized than younger faculty and students. The study recommends that faculty evaluation should be summation of student’s, peer, self and management’s evaluation. Also, while hiring a new faculty, self actualization level should also be a criteria for selection. The young faculty level of self actualization can improve with support and better environment. Hull, Jeanne-Anne (2011),carried out a study with the purpose to investigate the relationship between the self-actualization of certain selected teachers and their concern for their students as perceived by the students. The objective also includes , to examine the relationship of age and years of teaching experience of the teachers and their levels of self-actualization. The third purpose was to determine whether the teachers being studied differed significantly in their self-actualizing levels from other adult

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