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ERIC Number: EJ1139345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2307-7999
Self-Esteem, Study Habits and Academic Performance among University Students
Chilca Alva, Manuel L.
Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, v5 n1 p101-127 Jan-Jun 2017
This study was intended to establish whether self-esteem and study habits correlate with academic performance among university students. Research conducted was descriptive observational, multivariate or cross-sectional factorial in nature. The study population consisted of 196 students enrolled in a Basic Mathematics 1 class at the School of Engineering of Universidad Tecnológica del Perú (Technical University of Peru, UTP) in the third term of 2016, and the sample size numbered 86 students. The Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory, Luis Vicuña Peri's Study Habits Inventory and the average grades obtained by students were used for research variable measurement. Results show that self-esteem does not significantly impact academic performance, but study habits do influence academic performance (p = 0.000 <a = 0.05). Hence students are expected to enhance academic performance as they refine study techniques.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Peru
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory
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