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ERIC Number: EJ1047174
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov-23
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: EISSN-1099-839X
Students' Commitment, Engagement and Locus of Control as Predictor of Academic Achievement at Higher Education Level
Sarwar, Muhammad; Ashrafi, Ghulam Muhammad
Current Issues in Education, v17 n3 Nov 2014
The purpose of this study was to analyze Students' Commitment, Engagement and Locus of Control as predictors of Academic Achievement at Higher Education Level. We used analytical model and conclusive research approach to conduct study and survey method for data collection. We selected 369 students using multistage sampling technique from three public sector general universities of the Punjab (Pakistan). We found 315 responses fit for data analysis. The researchers used three instruments namely Students' Commitment Scale, Students' Engagement Scale and Academic Locus of Control Scale for data collection through personal visits of the sampled universities. The researchers found significant impact of students' commitment, students' engagement and locus of control on academic achievement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Student Engagement