ERIC Number: ED557164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Achievement Motivation among Secondary School Students in Ernakulam District--A Study
Payyanatt, Prasanth; Manichander, T.
Online Submission, Research Nebula v1 n3 p26-29 Oct 2012
The major purpose of this study is to find out the level of Achievement motivation of rural and urban secondary school students in Ernakulam district in Kerala state. The data was collected by means of Deo-Mohan Achievement Motivation (N-Ach) Scale on 200 samples of students in various schools in Thripunithura Sub-district selected through purposive sampling technique. The collected data were subjected to t-test for large independent groups. The findings indicate that there is a significant difference in the level of achievement motivation between following sub sample groups: rural and urban students, rural boys and urban boys, rural girls and urban girls, rural girls and urban boys; there is no significant difference in the level of achievement motivation between rural boys and urban girls. The findings of the study should be an eye opener to the curriculum frame workers and teaching community.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India