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Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2018, 6(4): 429-437 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Citizenship Education Program Based on Theory of Planned Behavior on High School Female Students in Iran: A Randomized Controlled trial
Fatemeh Darabi , Mehdi Yaseri , Mohamad Hossein Kaveh , Mina Maheri
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Introduction: Current study with aims to investigate the effect of educational programs on citizenship based on the theory of planned action on Asadabad high schools girls.
Method: In this quasi-experimental study, three schools were randomly selected from girls’ high schools in Asadabad city. One of these schools was randomly selected as an intervention group (80 students) and the two other schools were chosen as control group (120 students). The research instrument is a researcher-made questionnaire containing 67 questions. The educational program was conducted using the methods of lecture, group interaction, question and answer in 10 to 12 hours of direct verbal education, and guided learning activities using the educational resources. The post test was performed 3 times before the intervention, 1 month and 6 months after the training.
Results: The results of the study showed that in the experimental group the students’ level of knowledge (7.44+2.00) and attitude (74.19+7.14), subjective norms (22.33+4.41), behavioral intention (18.44+2.69) and perceived behavioral control (17.98+2.71) were relatively low in the pre-test. The first post-test revealed an increase in the level of knowledge (11.17+1.72) as well as the attitude (80.21+5.42). Also, the subjective norms (25.48+3.64), the behavioral intention (21.08+3.04) and perceived behavioral control (20.77+3.04) had significantly increased as compared to the pre-test.
Discussion and Conclusion: Based on the results of the study, educational intervention based on rational action theory has been effective in promoting citizenship behavior, and the results of the present study emphasize the necessity of the education on citizenship in school schedules.
Keywords: Adolescents, Education, Citizenship, Theory of planned behavior
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Education & Health Promotion
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darabi F, yaseri M, Kaveh M H, Maheri M. The Effect of Citizenship Education Program Based on Theory of Planned Behavior on High School Female Students in Iran: A Randomized Controlled trial. Iran J Health Educ Health Promot. 2018; 6 (4) :429-437
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