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Investigating the Role of Academic Vitality and Happiness in Predicting the Students Creativity in Lorestan University of Medical Sciences
HA Veiskarami * , L Yousefvand
Department of Psychology, lorestan university, khoramabad, iran , veiskarami.1973@gmail.com
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Introduction: Creativity as a mental activity has been a great need in all aspects of human life. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of academic vitality and happiness in predicting Students’ creativity in Lorestan University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: The present study was a descriptive-analytic study of correlation type on all midwifery, nursing, health and paramedical students of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences during the academic year of 2017-18. The sample size was 210 people (%57.1 female and %42.9 male) according to Morgan table and they were selected by random cluster sampling. The tools for collecting data included Oxford happiness questionnaire, Abedi's creativity, Hussain-Chari's and Dehghanizadeh academic vitality. Data were analyzed using Pearson Correlation Coefficient, multiple regression and independent t-test through SPSS.
Results: The results showed that there was a positive and significant relationship between academic vitality and happiness with creativity among girls and boys (p<0.01). The results of multiple regression analysis in step-by-step manner showed that among the girls and boys, academic vitality and happiness variables predicted 13.9 % and 18 % of variance of creativity, respectively. On the other hand, the results of independent groups showed that there was a significant difference between academic vitality, happiness and creativity of male and female students, so that creativity (p<0.01) was higher among boys than girls and academic vitality (p<0.001) And happiness (p<0.01) was higher among girls than boys.
Conclusion: Given the importance of the role of academic vitality and happiness in anticipating the creativity of students, university programs should be organized in such a way as to provide tools for promoting students creativity through educational vitality and happiness components.
Keywords: Academic Vitality, Happiness, Creativity, Students, Medical
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Veiskarami H, Yousefvand L. Investigating the Role of Academic Vitality and Happiness in Predicting the Students Creativity in Lorestan University of Medical Sciences . rme. 2018; 10 (2) :28-37
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education