Learning Skills and Academic Stress Coping Styles in Senior High School Students

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Wilaiwan Srisongkhram
Worawan Srisongkhram


This study focused on the fundamental variables affecting how learning skills predict stress coping styles. Data were gathered from 279 students in Grades 10–12 from a demonstration school. Questionnaire answers were analyzed by stepwise multiple regression and canonical correlation to identify the best predictors of each learning skill and stress coping style. Learning skills were correlated strongly with student lesson attendance 4–7 times per week, and especially when they were in Grade 10. Stress coping style usage was shown consistently by male students studying in the science program, and attending lessons 4–7 times per week. Finally, results from the study revealed that surface learning skills positively correlated with passive emotion and passive problem coping styles, but negatively correlated with active problem coping. These results will help teachers plan lessons that will encourage positive learning styles in students.


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Wilaiwan Srisongkhram, Rajamangala University of Technology thanyaburi

Wilaiwan Srisongkhram is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education, Faculty of Technical Education, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, Pathumthani, Thailand. She teaches in the field of Educational Psychology and Guidance, and Psychology for teachers.

Worawan Srisongkhram, Kasetsart University Laboratory School Center for Educational Research and Development

Worawan Srisongkhram is a teacher in Thai Language Department, Secondary Section, Kasetsart University Laboratory School Center for Educational Research and Development, Bangkok, Thailand. She teaches in Thai Language and also still works as Deputy Director in Section of Administration and Central Service.


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