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ERIC Number: EJ1149328
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2217-7337
The Relationship between Students' Attitudes towards School, Values of Education, Achievement Motivation and Academic Achievement in Gondar Secondary Schools, Ethiopia
Dagnew, Asrat
Research in Pedagogy, v7 n1 p30-42 2017
The current study investigated the relationship between students' attitudes towards school, values of education, achievement motivation and academic achievement. Accordingly, the study adopted a correlation research design. To achieve the objectives of the study, 362 students using systematic sampling technique were taken from grade 9 students of Fasiledes, Angerb, and Azezo secondary schools in North Gondar, Ethiopia. Based on the objectives of the research and previous findings related to the variables incorporated in the research; questionnaires for students were adopted. Average academic achievements were obtained from the record offices of the sample secondary schools. SPSS software computer programmes was used to analyze the collected data. One sample t-test was conducted to look at students' attitude towards school, values of education and achievement motivation of secondary school students. Pearson product moment was employed to examine the relationships between independent variables and dependent variable. And multiple-regression analysis was employed to see the effects of predictor variables on the criterion variable. The results obtained from grade 9 students indicated that students have positive and significant attitudes towards school, values education and achievement motivation. There was positive and significant relationship between students' attitude towards school, values of education, achievement motivation and academic achievement. Finally, the independent variables were found to be significant predictors of the criterion variable. On the basis of these results it was suggested that principals, supervisors, teachers, parents and educational practitioners should give attention to students' attitude towards school, values of education and achievement motivation in secondary schools and during instruction besides the cognitive factors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Learning and Study Strategies Inventory