| Published: April 29, 2017
Enhancing Social-Skills through Social Learning Intervention among Rural Underprivileged Adolescents
Rural underprivileged youth from India are mostly failing to get decent job due to lack of life-skills. The chances are very less for rural underprivileged adolescents to acquire necessary skills from their cultural context. Hence Indian Adolescents from rural area presently requiring basic life skills for complete their education effectively and get a suitable job in India or abroad. As attaining this task present study examined the effectiveness of social learning intervention on enhancing self-leadership skills and communication skills among rural adolescents. Purposive sampling method was used to select the sample (N=50), it included 25 female and 25 male adolescents from underprivileged category. The sample was selected from the Government higher secondary school located in rural area of Coimbatore district in Tamil Nadu. This study consists following four phases which are Pre-test, Intervention, Post-test, and follow up phases. The social learning intervention was designed based on Bandura’s social learning theory therefore modeling, role play, and constructive feedback methods were used. Weekly one training session was taken totally 12 training sessions, 2 hour for each session. Revised self-leadership questionnaire and communication locus of control scale were used to collect the data in pre-test, post-test, and follow up phases. Mean, SD, repeated measure of ANOVO and Post-Hoc test was used to analysis the data and the results shows that self-leadership skills and communication skills was significantly improved after social learning intervention.
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© 2017 Velayudhan A, Palanisamy V
Received: March 10, 2017; Revision Received: April 16, 2017; Accepted: April 29, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017