Empathic Tendencies among Student Nurses and Student Teachers: A Comparative Study

Authors

  • Ahmad M. Gazo Department of Psychological Counseling, Faculty of Educational Science, The Hashemite University, P.O Box 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan
  • Fatin A. Mhaidat Department of Psychological Counseling, Faculty of Educational Science, The Hashemite University, P.O Box 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan
  • Bassam H. Alharbi Department of Psychological Counseling, Faculty of Educational Science, The Hashemite University, P.O Box 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0063

Keywords:

Empathy, Empathic tendencies, Nursing student, Student teacher

Abstract

The current study compares the empathic tendencies of student nurses and student teachers and identifies whether there are significant differences in the levels due to gender and academic level, data were collected from a study sample of 552 student nurses and student teachers using the Empathic Tendencies Scale. Results showed moderate levels with no significant differences between nurses and teachers, but showed significant differences in the level of empathic tendencies by gender, in favour of female students, and by academic level, in favour of third- and fourth-year academic students.

 

Received: 17 January 2021 / Accepted: 3 March 2021 / Published: 10 May 2021

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2021-05-10

How to Cite

Gazo, A. M. ., Mhaidat, F. A. ., & Alharbi, B. H. . (2021). Empathic Tendencies among Student Nurses and Student Teachers: A Comparative Study. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11(3), 202. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0063

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