Examining the Levels of Freedom, Life Satisfaction and Happiness Perceived by College Students in Leisure Time

Yalçın Tükel, Abdullah Sencer Temel

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Abstract


The main purpose of this paper is to identify the relationship between the perceived freedom, life satisfaction and happiness scales scores of college student according to some demographic variances. Within the scope of the research; 1024 male (n=532) and female (n=492) students who currently study in the universities were selected by random sampling method. Descriptive, correlation and regression analysis techniques were used for the data obtained through the survey. The result revealed that the perceived freedom in leisure is significantly positively correlated. In terms of life satisfaction, there is a significant difference in gender factor, while there is no significant difference in grade and active sports status. According to the happiness factor, grade variables were the only parameter that had a statistically significant correlation with happiness. Gradual regression analysis indicated that there is a positive correlation between the life satisfaction and happiness level. Similarly, significant correlation was found between the perceived freedom in leisure time and happiness levels of students. In conclusion, our findings indicate that perceived freedom in leisure has a positive impact on the life satisfaction and happiness.


Keywords


Recreation, Life satisfaction,College student, Happiness

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Tükel, Y. & Temel, A. S. (2020). Examining the levels of freedom, life satisfaction and happiness perceived by college students in leisure time. International Journal of Research in Education and Science (IJRES), 6(4), 668-678.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.46328/ijres.v6i4.1451

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