2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 1, PART E
Soft skills and social skills including effective communication, social, professional ethics, problem solving, decision-making, and organizational skills are needed in adventure education to enhance the learning of children. The study was conducted in Hisar district of Haryana state. Two areas were selected purposively i.e., rural and urban, from urban area Hisar city and from rural area two villages namely Balsmand and Kharia were taken for collection of data. A total of 200 children in three age groups, namely, 3, 4 and 5 years were selected for the study. Father occupation was independent variable. Soft skills and social skills were taken as dependent variable. Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale of Social Maturity (Sparrow et al., 1935) was used to determine soft skills and social skills among children. Result revealed that father occupation was significantly related to soft and social skills in rural areas (
2 =7.37*), (
2 =13.58**) but both skills were not associated in urban areas (
2 = 3.09), (
2 = 3.36).