Study of Social Desirability Levels of Female Youth Camp Leader Candidates in Accordance with Some Variables

Bülent Üzümcü


The aim of the study examination of the study of social desirability levels of female youth camp leader candiadets in according with some variables. The study the scope of the research consists of 326 female trainees participated in the relevant course of youth camp leader candidates, depending on the Youth and Sport Ministry. As a measurement tool in the research, Akın (2010)’s “Social Desirability Scale” was used. In accordance with the results of the study; a significant difference was found in youth camp leader candidates opinions about social desirability levels towards the education background variable (F=5,520, p=0,001>0,05). Another result of the research was that there was not a significant difference in youth camp leader candidates’ opinions about social desirability levels towards the profession variable (F=1,895, p=0,060>0,05). Towards the scale responses from the participants. According to this result, the scale can be considered to be reliable. Following this, for total points from the scales “Self-Confidence” and “Social Desirability”, parametric independent groups t-test, one way variance analysis (ANOVA) and complementary analysis techniques (Tukey if variances were homogeneous, Tamhane’s T2 if variances were not homogeneous) were used in the variables showing a normal distribution. The data was resolved in SPSS 22.0 program, the significance levels were regarded as p<0,05.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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