Factors Affecting the Aggressive Behavior Among Vocational Students in Malaysia
Mohd Bekri Rahim1, Sri Sumarwati2, Faizal Amin Nur Yunus3, Nizamuddin Razali4, Khairul Anuar Abdul Rahman5
1Mohd Bekri Rahim, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
2Sri Sumarwati*, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
3Faizal Amin Nur Yunus, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
4Nizamuddin Razali, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
5Khairul Anuar Abdul Rahman, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on January 21, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 10, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 30, 2020. | PP: 4437-4442 | Volume-9 Issue-3, February 2020. | Retrieval Number: B3468129219/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B3468.029320
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Abstract: The purpose of this research is to explore the most common factors affecting aggressive behavior among vocational students in Malaysia. The samples were composed of 400 vocational college students based on the proportional stratified random sampling method. The research design used is the quantitative method of survey. The modified Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire was used to identify the level of aggressive behavior among vocational students. A pilot study was conducted to 35 vocational college students in Batu Pahat. Based on the findings of the pilot study, the Cronbach’s Alpha value item overall was 0.853. This indicates that the questionnaire items were valid and reliable to obtain data on the actual survey. A total of 400 students from vocational colleges were selected for this study by the proportional stratified random sampling. The data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) program version 25. Statistical techniques employed in the analysis of data collection were mean and standard deviation. The results showed that the majority of aggressive behavior of vocational students in Malaysia was at a moderate level. The findings of this study found that bad attitude, parents and electronic media were the factors of a moderate level aggressive behavior. Meanwhile, peer factor was at a high level in affecting aggressive behavior among vocational students in Malaysia. Furthermore, the study is expected to provide valuable information to teachers at vocational colleges to address social problems among the students for developing their character and moral toward excellence.
Keywords: Aggressive behavior, Counselling teachers, Vocational college, Moral.