The Relationship Between Parenting Styles And Students’ Attitude Toward Leisure Time Reading

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Syahidah Rena Nabeel Abedalaziz Chin Hai Leng

Abstract

The main purpose of this study was to state the relationship between the
parenting style and students’ attitude toward leisure reading. A total of 147 (65
male and 82 female) students from two classes (class five, 80 and class six, 67)
were participated in the present study. The Parental Authority Questionnaire
(PAQ) and the Elementary Reading Attitude Survey (ERAS) were adopted and
used. Results revealed that: (a) participants held more positive attitudes toward
reading; (b) males and females generally had similar attitude toward reading;
(c) participants from both classes had similar attitudes toward reading; (d)
authoritative style was the most highest practiced by the parents according to
the students’ perception on their parents’ preferred type of parenting; (e) there
was identifiable relationship between students’ attitudes toward leisure reading
and their parents’ parenting style. Furthermore, there was an evidence of
significant correlation between perceived parenting styles and the attitude
toward leisure reading by gender; and (f) there was evidence that authoritative
style raised in linear best predicted students’ attitude toward leisure reading.

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RENA, Syahidah; ABEDALAZIZ, Nabeel; HAI LENG, Chin. The Relationship Between Parenting Styles And Students’ Attitude Toward Leisure Time Reading. MOJES: Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 37-54, aug. 2018. ISSN 2289-3024. Available at: <https://mojes.um.edu.my/article/view/12862>. Date accessed: 20 apr. 2019.
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