Free Essays on Academic Achievement

  1. Influence of Parents on Academic Performance

    Influence of Parents on Academic Performance of Adolescents Authorities parenting, psychosocial maturity and academic success among adolescents, study of Steinberg et al. (1989) describes that when a parents treat their child warmly, democratically, and firmly, they will develop positive...

  2. Peer Pressure Towards Negative Behaviour and Classroom Quality Effects on Academic Achievement

    factors that could affect the children’s development through the environmental influences that may promote or affect the development of behavior and achievement through peer pressure and classroom quality (Adams, Ryan, Ketsetzis, and Keating, 2000). The main question the researcher is curious is about understanding...

  3. Academic Achievement - Document

    Introduction: Academic Achievement is the most important skill in every student’s life. It helps us to discover more about the theories and certain known facts and also to develop our personal growth. Academic study is a way of exploring, addressing and expressing ideas and a way of communicating...

  4. Academic Acheivment and Libary

    UNV-104(UNV-104-PEO103) 21st cen. Five paragraph expositor essay. Academic Achievement and Library The following paragraphs will explain views as well as documentation on how Libraries changed. With the modernization of today, academic achievement is more desirable. The number of successful graduates has...

  5. “Academic Stress, Achievement Motivation, and Academic Achievement as Predictors of Adjustment Among Highschool Students.”

    ACADEMIC STRESS, ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION, AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AS PREDICTORS OF ADJUSTMENT AMONG HIGHSCHOOL STUDENTS.” ABSTRACT The main aim of the present study was to explore the relative contribution of academic stress, achievement motivation and academic achievement among adjustment...

  6. How to Evaluate a Test

    students’ achievements and provides for a subsequent modification of curriculum. Also, teachers have a key role to play in the curriculum renewal and development process. According to the types of information they provide to decide a test is suitable for a particular purpose. An achievement test is supposed...

  7. Intelligence Definition and Measurement

    levels of intelligence and achievement in test takers. This paper discusses two specific intelligence tests: the ACER Test of Reasoning Ability and the Constructive Thinking Inventory. Two achievement instruments, the Basic Achievement Skills Inventory and the Test of Academic Performance, are also discussed...

  8. Academic Integrity

    Vidale Gant Professor Judy Nichols English Comp 101 9 Nov. 2012 Academic Integrity Policies: Oklahoma State University and The University of Texas Cheating has always foreshadowed failure and for top notch universities such as Oklahoma State University (OSU) and the University of Texas (UT) this...

  9. Effect of Broken Family to a Child's Academics

    of parents and their children. It is one of the most important factors for an individual’s whole-being, personality, character, even a person’s achievement rely on the structure of the family he lives in. Having a broken family is a very intricate situation to be in. This is very hard for the couple...

  10. Self Esteem and Academic Success

    Topic: #1 Self esteem and academic success Part A: Correlational Study 1a. This correlational study aims at finding the correlation between self esteem and academic success. Therefore, self esteem and academic success will be the variables of the study. As it is abstract or may have multiple meanings...

  11. Academic Honesty: in Principle and in Practice

    Academic Honesty: In Principle and in Practice [Your Name Here] Axia College University of Phoenix [Instructor Name Here] September 28, 2008 Abstract The focus of this discussion is on the importance of maintaining academy honesty, which is a requirement of all students of Axia College of...

  12. Academic Freedom

    Academic freedom in Kenya Freedom is a basic to education in modern democracies. Freedom in education can be categorized in the various aspects such as; Freedom of the child, academic freedom and freedom to read. Mc’Garry and Ward, (1966) puts it: A free society and a free world imply a free educational...

  13. School Problems

    indicated that students with poor study skills have lower academic achievement than those with good study skills. According to Findley and Cooper when the studies were reviewed it concluded that positive locus of control and academic achievements are significantly and positively. They must also identify...

  14. The Achievement Gap: Causes and Possible Solutions

    Abstract This research paper will take a look at the achievement gap that exists in education. The achievement gap is best described as the difference in educational proficiency between students who come from a high or middle class white family, and students who come from a low class or minority family...

  15. The Relationship Between Parenting Practices, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnicity to the Academic Achievement of High School Students

    Running Head: ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN RELATION TO PARENTING FACTORS The Relationship Between Parenting Practices, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnicity to the Academic Achievement of High School Students Whitney N. Williams Baylor University   The Relationship Between Parenting Practices, Socioeconomic...

  16. Academic Achievement

    classes influence greatly academic achievement. This issue is controversial and attracts many debates. Many people believe that boys and girls influence well each other, giving rise to good behaviour and maturity. However, studying separately boys and girls show better academic results. Firstly, boys...

  17. Guidance Services

    he become alumni. The service is focused in helping and assisting student with academic and/or personal difficulties, student with average academic performance and student with distinct academic and co-curricular achievements. The program is also designed to help and assist the student in the process of...

  18. Bilingual Education

    bilingual education have been developed, the two-way immersion program may be the most effective, in terms of English achievement. The two-way model promotes achievement both academically and linguistically for both language majority and minority students in the same classroom. This model...

  19. Preparing and producing an academic essay on a particular topic

    How would you prepare and produce an academic essay on the topic: "What are the strategic constraints to cross-border airline mergers?" An academic essay is generally classified as an argument or discussion written with the intension to enlighten the reader about a topic, whilst it also tests the...

  20. about me

    Kortney Roher Research Summary 3 This research study is called “Teacher–Child Relationships and Academic Achievement: A Multilevel Propensity Score Model Approach” and it was conducted by Meghan P. McCormick, Erin E. O'Connor, Elise Cappella, and Sandee G. McClowry. The study was published in 2013...

  21. Achievements Essay for Mba

    The achievements I consider most important are: securing world-class distinction in O Levels, mentoring my cousin to acquire higher education, and designing operations of a start up restaurant. These achievements are special because these experiences have been instrumental in teaching important lessons...

  22. lit review for psy

    Another journal that was studied was based on Predicting Students’ Motivation Beyond Academic Self-Concept. In Germany, school tracking or school grouping that is a norm within students that differentiates their achievement and their progress in the student’s studies. College Student Identities and Ethnic...

  23. related literature and studies about retention policy

    group, which had instead been promoted to the next grade. Usually, the groups are matched on achievement test scores so that they wereequally low before the retention or promotion occured. Then, the achievement test scores of the two group are compared at the end of the following year or at the end of...

  24. Comparisons on Achievement and Personality Indices of Pupils with Ofw and Non-Ofw Parents

    labor is that of the academic achievement and personality of children. Their absence in their respective families may have effect on the children they left behind. Generally, this study aims to examine the impact of having parents working overseas on children’s school achievement and personality. Descriptive...

  25. Academic Dishonesty and the Internet in Higher Education

    Academic Dishonesty and the Internet in Higher Education Just as the industrial revolution brought drastic changes to how people lived in the 18th and 19th centuries, the digital age is a new era in which we are living that both recently has brought and is currently bringing about many changes in the...

  26. Homeschooling Is a Rising Alternative to “Traditional Public Education Because the Effect It Has on Freedom and Flexibility, Social Interaction, and Academic Success

    Homeschooling is a Rising Alternative to “Traditional” Public Education Because the Effect it has on Freedom and Flexibility, Social Interaction, and Academic Success Introduction In light of the educational dilemma, many parents have grown impatient waiting for educational reform and are taking matters...

  27. UOP SEI 301 Week 5 Alternative Assessment Analysis

    com/SEI-301/SEI-301-Week-5-Alternative-Assessment-Analysis Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following: Instructors must monitor student achievement and assess results to guide instruction. When is it appropriate to use an informal assessment? When would a formal assessment be more appropriate...

  28. World of Gym

    Education (NASPE) commends the California Department of Education (CDE) for its study released today that shows a distinct relationship between academic achievement and physical fitness of California's public school students. "It makes great common sense to physical educators that active, physically fit...

  29. Television's Effect on Reading and Academic Achievement

    Resources | Get Involved | Blog | Store | Donate Fact Sheet Print this page Television's Effect On Reading And Academic Achievement Did you know? American children, ages 2-17, watch television on average almost 25 hours per week or 3 ½ hours a day. Almost one in five...

  30. Class Size Effect on Academic Achievement

    “Class size is a major factor in determining successful academic achievement.” Discuss the text to which this is true. Education is one of the most important processes of modern society people always try to find how it can be best improved from early ages. Nowadays, researches start to work on...

  31. Characteristics of Individual That Are Predictors of Youth Problems

    reviews three journal articles that are related to the problem that only 40% of all grade 9 students are meeting the acceptable standard on Provincial Achievement Tests, in Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science, in Fort Vermilion Public School. Article 1 Do Social and Behavioral characteristics...

  32. The End of My Quest in Relation to Some Academic Achievements.

    THE END OF MY QUEST IN RELATION TO SOME ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS. Years back, when all the people who I knew thought of a brilliant and positive future as the only possible goal achieved for everybody in any country around the world, I started asking myself if I, a simple man raised and educated near the...

  33. school uniforms

    bring students together. There has been debate whether uniforms improve academic success while reducing affiliation of violence. There is opinion and study that indicate no correlation between school uniforms and academic achievement; however, there were come correlation between school uniforms and student...

  34. Self-efficacy and Academic Performance

    2007; Hsieh, Sullivan, & Guerra, 2007) carried out in a variety of settings have widely reported that self-efficacy positively correlates with academic performance. In this study, the researchers will examine if the same conclusion will apply to the 3rd year Education students of Xavier University-Ateneo...

  35. Ses & Student Achievement

    RUNNING HEAD: Socio-economic Status and Student Achievement Socio-economic Status and Student Achievement Misty Parris University of Phoenix Socio-economic Status and Student Achievement In 1965, the United States government enacted the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which...

  36. The Path to Success: a Road of Academic Discovery

    The Path to Success A Road of Academic Discovery Sandrea Bryan Fulton Foundations for Success Gen/200 February 24, 2010 Dr. Tom Schmidt The Path to Success: A Road of Academic Discovery According to Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (2010) the word goal is defined as the end toward...

  37. The Relationship Between Expectations and Academic Performance

    PERFORMACE The Relationship between Expectations and Academic Performance Chris Nelson University of Florida   Abstract Research indicates that self-efficacy (or one’s perceived competence on challenging tasks) serves as a predictor of future achievement. The following two studies investigate self-efficacy...

  38. The Main Achievements of the Annales School of History

    What were the main achievements of the Annales School? The Annales School of History is regarded by many as the most influential school of history in the 20th century[1] , but to call the Annales a school can be somewhat of a misnomer, as Robert Forster states, the Annales were not a true school...

  39. Summary on Language Learning

    Perry’s theory with Chinese and U.S. university students, published in April 2001 by Springer in the third edition of the forty-first volume of the academic journal Higher Education, from pages 239-261, draw a link between the cognitive-development of students and their ease in learning through their different...

  40. the Relationship between physical fitness and academics

    Literature Review of the Relationship between Physical Fitness and Academics The literature reviewed in this article was based on the question, “Does physical fitness have an impact on academics?” The articles used different types of testing on the students whom are active and inactive. The objective...

  41. Academic Transformation of the College Students with Warning Status

    adolescents cope reasonably well with their changing circumstances. (Kassachau, 1995) Majority of the students fail to excel in their chosen career and academic performance as will others doesn’t really seem to care about the outcome of their decision/deed while other strive really hard/harder to excel. For...

  42. Social Inequality

    gone. Unfortunately, one remnant of the 1970s still remains ' the educational achievement gap between black and white students. What does the data reveal? The most obvious pattern is the persistence of the black-white academic score gap, although the absolute numbers narrowed, in both math and reading...

  43. National Achievement Test in Philippines

     FACTORS AFFECTING THE NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT TEST PERFORMANCE OF FOURTH YEAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MATATALAIB HIGH SCHOOL Chapter 1 Introduction: Achievement test is a form of evaluation that includes the techniques for determining whether or not students reach the goals specified by the teachers...

  44. Cooperative Learning

    Wilson-Jones, L & Caston, M. (2003). Cooperative learning on academic achievement in elementary african american males. Journal of Psychology: Elementary African American Males 31(4), 280-283 Purpose: The purpose of this article was to explore the learning styles of elementary African American...

  45. UOP SEI 301 Week 1 DQ 1

    SEI 301 Week 1 DQ 1 How do the ELL proficiency standards (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) promote language development as well as academic achievement for ELLs? How could teachers new to ELL incorporate these standards to support content area instruction? Use examples from any one of the...

  46. Woodcock Johnson 3rd

    (WJ-III) WJ-III Tests of Achievement (WJ-III ACH) WJ-III Tests of Cognitive Abilities (WJ-III COG) The recent version of an individually administered assesment system that educators and psychologists have found useful in assessing intelligence and achievement. The WJ-III, which is designed...

  47. Important Achievements of the Ccp in the 195s

    China, whether he achieved this in a way that is perceived (especially by Westerners) as beneficial to his people is a key source of debate – many academics, Western and Chinese alike have endeavoured to pursue this notion. Thus, it must be brought to light before beginning a discussion on Mao's management...

  48. No Child Left Behind - Summary

    equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and state academic assessments” (NCLB, 2002, section 1001). The targeted population being the Nations’ highest-poverty schools, neglected or delinquent...

  49. PSY 202 Week 4 DQ 2 Overcoming Challenges

    Prepare: In section 8.6, “Employment and Education,” we find that adult students often face many challenges as they return to school to achieve their academic goals. Some of these might be managing one’s time to adequately prepare coursework, addressing issues with writing skills, or lack of support (personal...

  50. Dissertation Prospectus

    educational leaders in Hawai’i Department of Education and Board of Education how to shape institutional and system-wide policies to better support the academic performance of foster youth during grades K-12. Second, this study would provide insight to specific barriers that keep foster youth from successfully...

  51. The English Language Learners

    language is other than English and their difficulties in understanding, reading, or writing English impair their opportunities for experiencing academic achievement in Englishonly classrooms and for participating fully in society (NCBE, 1996). Between the 1980 and 1990 national census reports, the number...

  52. Intlligence Defnition and Measure

    appropriate definition for each intelligence and achievement instrument. The writer will consider the ethical implications of utilizing intelligence and achievement tests in educational settings. Lastly, the writer will compare and contrast the selected achievement and intelligence measurements. Intelligence...

  53. Student

    Self-motivation for academic attainment: The role of self-efficacy beliefs and personal goal setting. American educational research journal, 29(3), 663-676. This study aimed to find how do students’ self-efficacy and the students’ and parents’ goal setting influence their academic attainment. First...

  54. Factors Affecting the Low Performance in National Achievement Test of Grade 6 Pupils

    totally divorced from the local realities. |    Factors Affecting the Low Performance in National Achievement Test of Grade 6 Pupils By rojeanparrocha, March 2013 | 3 Pages (681 Words) | 271 Views The Department of Education aims to lead young Filipinos...

  55. The Links Between Social Class and Educational Achievement

    social class and educational achievement There have been many theories about social class and educational achievement and this essay will concentrate on the conflict theory and the functionalist theory. This essay will examine the links between class and achievement. It will describe and critically...

  56. Avademic Achievement and Class Size

    class size one of the factors influencing academic achievement? Nowadays education is the chief factor to achieve success in our lives. We try to explicate the knowledge that we have and we master it. One of the most important factors of academic achievement is the class size. This essay will show the...

  57. Technology and Academic Achievement

    Summary of "Technology and Academic Achievement" "Technology and Academic Achievement" by Les Foltos talks about the high cost of Technology in elementary and secondary schools throughout the country. It has reported that over $5 billion are invested in annually in educational technology. With...

  58. Effects of Achievement Motivation on Behavior

    Effects of Achievement Motivation on Behavior Scott T. Rabideau Rochester Institute of Technology [pic] Motivation can be defined as the driving force behind all the actions of an individual. The influence of an individual's needs and desires both have a strong impact on the direction of their behavior...

  59. HIS 103(NEW) Academic Coach/uophelp

    Near (also known as Middle) East, India, Africa and East Asia. You must use at least four academic sources with at least two coming from academic-level sources found in the Ashford University Library. Academic sources are sometimes referred to as scholarly sources. You must also use one primary source...

  60. To What Extent Are Schools Responsible for Educational Achievement?

    educational achievement. In order to determine how and why some children succeed where others don’t, this essay will discuss sociological research on the consequences of labeling and self-fulfilling prophecy within the school environment and how these aspects affect academic achievement. Factors within...