self-concept

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self-con·cept

an individual's sense of self, including self-definition in the various social roles one enacts, including assessment of one's own status with respect to a single trait or to many human dimensions, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-concept

(sĕlf′kŏn′sĕpt)
n.
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.

self-concept

the composite of ideas, feelings, and attitudes that a person has about his or her own identity, worth, capabilities, and limitations. Such factors as the values and opinions of others, especially in the formative years of early childhood, play an important part in the development of the self-concept.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
An assessment of one's own status with respect to one or several traits, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-concept

the totality of a person's perceptions or description of their self, typically not involving an evaluative component. See also self-esteem.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
Individual's sense of self, including self-definition in various social roles.

self-concept,

n the composite of ideas, feelings, and attitudes that a person has about his or her own identity, worth, capabilities, and limitations.
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In this study, social identity and self identity are hypothesized as direct antecedents to the system users' (or learners') perceived enjoyment in sharing knowledge by email.
Tajfel first sought to differentiate between those elements of self identity derived from individual personality traits and interpersonal relationships as opposed to those elements of social identity derived from belonging to a particular group.
Self identity has also been considered to be related to an intrinsic motivation for human behavior, since there is no apparent reinforcement other than one's own internal needs (Compeau and Higgins, 1995; Lee et al.
H1: Self Identity will have a positive effect on Perceived Enjoyment of Sharing Knowledge by email.
This study includes self identity, social identity, and affective commitment in the model as identity factors for perceived enjoyment and attitude of sharing knowledge by email in TML.
1988) were revised for the TML context to measure self identity.
At the same time, submissiveness proved a noteworthy challenger to African Americans determined to hide their true feelings of self identity, self worth, and individualism in an "alternative strategy of survival" (Bontemps, 142).
As Friedman (1994) argues this represents a crisis of self identity and the very dissolution of the self.
As we have argued, it is voice which represents the most elementary moment of self identity.
Two other important aspects are: (a) Language is a repository of culture, and (b) Language comprises a good deal of the individual's self identity.
of New York) reports findings from a study of Southeast Asian American youth examining the multiple ways in which youth understand and use stereotypes as resources for constructing self identity.
It complicates the American quest for a usable self identity and misidentifies this society's place in the global community of today and tomorrow.