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ERIC Number: EJ975751
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-1874-8597
Socioeconomic Determinants of Academic Achievement
Tomul, Ekber; Savasci, Havva Sebile
Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, v24 n3 p175-187 Aug 2012
This study aims to investigate the relationship between academic achievement and the socioeconomic characteristics of elementary school 7th grade students in Burdur. The population of the study are 7th grade students who had education at elementary schools in Burdur in the 2007-2008 academic year. Two staged sampling was chosen as suitable for the aim of research. In the first stage, settlements were chosen with the random settlement group sampling method. In the second stage, schools in chosen settlements were picked up with the random method considering the number of students who have taken SBS examination. Socioeconomic variables of students generally explain 39.2% of SBS points of student. When standard beta values are observed, variables which have the most effect on the SBS points of students are: attending a course or having private lessons, father's education, the average monthly income per capita, attending a course or having private lessons and mother's education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 7
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey