Keywords : Counseling


Counseling Needs for Students at the College of Education

Hade S. Ramadan

College Of Basic Education Research Journal, 2013, Volume 12, Issue 3, Pages 111-142

The present research aims at discovering the Counseling needs for students at the College of Education and its relation with gender and scientific specialization, through answering the following question:
1.What are the counseling needs for students at the college of Education?
2.Is there any significant statistical difference between the mean score of the students on counseling needs scale concerning the gender variable ?
3.Is there any significant statistical difference between the mean score of the students on counseling needs scale concerning the scientific specialization variable.
To fulfill the aim of the research, a scale, of 60 items distributed among five fields, has been prepared. The scale has been applied to a sample of 100 male and female students chosen randomly from third year students in the college of Education / university of Mosul; 40 males and 60 females. After statistical treatment (by using t-Test for one sample and for two independent samples and Pearson Go efficient correlation). The Findings are:
1.Students needs are focused on social fields, which comes at the beginning of those needs, such as the which lead to the annoyance of the students because they always attend their lectures lately and the same when they come back to their houses. The emotional aspects come in the second place then the family aspects and finally the academic aspect.
2.There is no significant statistical difference between the mean scores of the students concerning their counseling needs according to the gender variable.
3.Their is no significant statistical difference between the mean scores of the students concerning their counseling needs according to the variable of scientific specialization.
In the light of the above findings, the researcher recommends the following:
" The related directorate should use less checkpoints and barriers to ensure the easy traffic of cars. The test anxiety should be reduced through teachers recognition of psychological states of their students, and also reduce the fear ness of testing".
The researcher also suggests the following :
" A like study about students counseling needs should be done on the counseling needs in the important aspects such as; social, emotional, and academic aspects.