Investigating the Relationship between Perception of Constructivist Learning Environment and Belonging to School with the Role of Mediation of Stability

Document Type : Research Article


1 Doctoral student in Educational Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Payame Noor University. Tehran, Iran


Objective: In today's era, one of the main concerns of societies is effective education, which requires the creation of constructive relationships between learners and the educational environment. This relationship can include a range of personality and environmental variables. In this regard, this research was conducted with the aim of investigating the relationship between the perceptions of the constructivist learning environment and belonging to the school with the mediating role of step stability in students.
Methods: The method of this study was descriptive-correlation of structural equations modeling type. The statistical population included all High school students of Mybod city in the academic year 2021-2022 in the number of 12,000, of which 220 people were randomly selected as a sample. Research data using questionnaires constructivist learning environmen of Taylor & et al. (1997) of constructivist learning environmen of Taylor & et al. (1997), grit questionnaire of Duckworth (2007) and sense of connectedness with school of Brew & Beatty (2005) Was collected.After collecting the data, structural equation modelling was used to test the proposed model and hypothesis as well.
Results: The results showed that the proposed model has a good fit (RMSEA = 0.078). The modeling results showed that the perception of the constructivist learning environment has a significant direct role on the students' sense of belonging to the school (p<0.01). Also, the perception of the constructivist learning environment has a significant effect on belonging to the school indirectly and through stability (0.041).
Conclusions: The findings show that by enriching constructivist learning through equipping the physical environment of education and strengthening the skills of teachers and teaching the variables that are effective in the stability of academic progress to students, we can expect an increase in the sense of belonging to the school in them.


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