Assessing the Role of Motivation Towards Academic Achievement in Higher Education

Khairina @ Kherina Elona, Abd. Aziz (2010) Assessing the Role of Motivation Towards Academic Achievement in Higher Education. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Motivation is very important to many organizations especially for the students. Good level of motivation can make someone become more achievable and successful not only for their studies but also for their future. This project paper is to evaluate the level of motivation as to achieve the high level of education. The objective of this research is to identify the factors of motivation in influencing the student in academic achievement in higher education. In getting relevant data, 195 questionnaires were distributed to the students at the UUM (Universiti Utara Malaysia) campus. The respondents were chosen randomly in class. Data collected were analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) program. The analysis includes the frequency distribution, reliability and Correlation. Several limitations were faced in completing in this study. It is because, to obtain the correct sample size may required more time and effort which is beyond the researcher's capabilities and time frame given. Thus, recommendations are included in this project paper in order to help students and lecturers to increase the level of motivation in term of accessing the higher level of education.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Motivation, Academic Achievement, Higher Education Institution
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 10:06
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:16
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2547

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