The Level of Feeling of Guilt among Gifted Students in a Jordanian Sample at King Abdullah II Schools for Excellence

Akef Alkhateeb, Ihsan Alsreaa


The study aimed to identify The Differences of Feelings of guilt Levels among Gifted Students  in Jordan And the possible differences among them attributed to their gender and age. Sample of the study consisted of (150) male and female students selected from gifted students enrolling at King Abdulla II Schools for Excellence in Irbid City selected using random sampling procedures. To achieve the aim of the study, the researcher used Henderson and Zimbardo (2008) scale translated to Arabic by Shaker (2011). The scale was adapted to the Jordanian culture. Results of the study indicated that the means scores for feelings of guilt among study sample was moderately estimation level. There were significant differences in feelings of guilt levels among study sample due to age, in favor of Age group (15-16) years.The results showed that there were no statistically significant differences in feelings of shyness levels due to the variable gender differences. In light of the results reported in the current study, the researcher recommended the need for educators at King Abdulla II Schools for Excellence to develop strategies and programs to reduce feelings of guilt levels.

Keywords: Feelings of guilt, Gifted Students, Jordan.

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