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Pencapaian Akademik Pelajar-Pelajar Sekolah Menengah Luar Bandar

Nasriah, Hj. Hussain (1997) Pencapaian Akademik Pelajar-Pelajar Sekolah Menengah Luar Bandar. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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This study attempted to see how student background, home environment and personality variables influenced the academic achievement of secondary school students in the District of Pendang, Kedah.
234 out of 593 form four students were chosen as sample. Stratified random sampling were used for this study. Data was collected through 67 item questionnaire constructed on a 5 Likert scale. Both descriptive and Inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. Statistical tools such as t-Test, One Way Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA) and Multiple Regression were used to test the hypothesis. The 0.05 level of significant were used in this study.
The findings of this study showed that most of the students come from the lower socio-economic group. Their academic achievements are moderate. This study further found that students’ past performance, reference (books
and friends), home environment in terms of physical guidance and locus of control significantly influenced the academic achievement of the students. All the variables significantly explained 69.8 percent of the variance in academic achievement. Based on this findings, several
suggestion were proposed to increase the level of student commitment to school and their academic achievement.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 927
Uncontrolled Keywords: Academic Achievement, Secondary School, Rural Areas, Pendang, Kedah
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2009 08:07
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:09
Department: Graduate School
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/927

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