Using Personal and Social Responsibility Model for Gaining Leadership Behavior in Students

Bijen Filiz

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Filiz, B. (2019). Using Personal and Social Responsibility Model for Gaining Leadership Behavior in Students. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(1), 157-168. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.1.157

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Filiz, Bijen . "Using Personal and Social Responsibility Model for Gaining Leadership Behavior in Students". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 1(2019): 157-168. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.1.157


In the research, it was aimed to teach responsibility to the students, ensure and develop awareness of leadership behavior using a leadership program, and also examine the effectiveness of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model in terms of forming a leadership behavior. The study group consisted of 55 students in high school 1st grade attending Ankara Turkish Volleyball Federation Sports High School. In the study, mixed methods pattern with embedded semi-experimental pretest-posttest control group was used. While a 32-hour leadership program was being applied to the students in the experimental group, the current curriculum was continued to be taught for the students in the control group. As data collection tools, the Personal and Social Responsibility Behavior Scale, the Leader Behavior Description Questionnaire, a semi-structured individual interview form, and field notes were used. For findings; descriptive statistics and One-way Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) were used in the analysis of quantitative data, and content analysis method was used in the analysis of qualitative data. As a result, the leadership program including 16 lectures delivered during eight weeks was effective in terms of teaching responsibility to the students of Sports High School and forming and developing leadership behaviors.

Keywords: Leadership, personal responsibility, physical education and sport, social responsibility, taking responsibility


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