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60 Free Essays on Academic Achievement

  1. Effects of Interscholastic Sports on Academic Achievement

    Running head: EFFECTS OF INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS ON PARTICIPANT'S ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT. Function of Interscholastic Sports and Their Effect on Participant's Academic Achievement.   Function of Interscholastic Sports and Their Effect On Academic Achievement

  2. Gender Effect on Academic Achievement

    Gender differences in Academic Achievement This is an excerpt from the paper... Research on gender differences in academic achievement offers educators information on implications and guidance on specific directions to take. In mathematics and science in particular, gender differences are well

  3. The Relationship Between Personality Types, Test Anxiety and Self-Esteem with Regards to Academic Achievement

    The Relationship Between Personality Types, Test Anxiety and Self-Esteem with regards to Academic Achievement This study was performed to determine if there is a relationship between personality type, test anxiety, self-esteem and academic achievement, which was measured by the students GPA. The s

  4. “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 amon

  5. Factors Affecting Academic Achievement in Children

    Factors affecting academic achievement in children By Aaron shen Nowadays people are concerneed about education so much due to it has inevitable influence on academic achievement.But what is academic success?More and More studies have been taken to show different idea

  6. 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, Soc

  7. The Academic Achievement of Impoverished Adolescents;

    The Academic Achievement of Impoverished Adolescents; Understanding the Factors Faculty Name Abstract Children and adolescents make up a large number of the impoverished in the United States. Poverty is a significant predictor of poor academic outcomes, and the academic achievement of impoveri

  8. The Relationship Between Expectations and Academic Performance

    Running Head: EXPECTATION AND 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. Th

  9. 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

  10. Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath is a writer whose life has generated much interest. This may be because of her tragic, untimely death and her highly personal writings. Studying Sylvia^s life lets her readers understand her works better. Many of the imagery and attitudes in her poetry are based on her life experien

  11. An Extraordinary Man

    This man is 65 years old and is running quite a successful company but on a semi-retired basis. He had enrolled as a student in Wawasan Open University's Headstart Programme recently. He will miss his favourite Sunday morning "Tim Sum" breakfast in Gurney Drive with his family. He will not be abl

  12. Social Class and Academic Performance

    Class Status and Academic Performance Introduction “Who fails and who succeeds in America's schools? For sociologists of education, the significance of this question rests with the fact that academic performance is socially stratified” (O’Connor, 2001, p. 159). Unfortunately, this paper w

  13. Poverty Negatively Effects Academmic Achievement

    Poverty Negatively Effects Academic Achievement The epidemic of poverty amongst students has been shown to consistently have a negative impact on student’s academic opportunities and achievements. Sadly poverty affects a large amount of students found in the world today and to make matters wor

  14. Avademic Achievement and Class Size

    Is the 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 w

  15. Increasing Confidence Towards Everything

    Things that I achieve in either school or personal makes me feel good, increases my confidence towards everything, boost up my self-esteem, and allows me to focus more on the bright side and less on the negative side. I have achieved many awards/certificates, and have been recognized for many reason

  16. The Impact of Poverty on a Child's Academic Achievement

    The Impact of Poverty 10 BIBLIOGRAPHY Houston, A. C. (1991). Children in Poverty: Child Development and Public Policy. Cambridge University Press. Biddle, B. J. (2001) Social Class, Poverty and Education: Policy and Practice. New York: Routlegefalmer Press. Gamoran, A. (2007). Standards – Base

  17. Girls as Juvenile Delinquents2

    Female involvement in the juvenile justice system continues to rise at the same time that male juvenile involvement declines. One in four juvenile arrests in 1996 was of a female, with violent crime arrests increasing 25 percent between 1992 and 1996. Overall, increases in arrests between 1992 an

  18. Getting Parents Involved in Reading Achievement

    1 When we take a serious look at the education of America's youth, it becomes immediately evident that there is much work to be done (Reglin, 2002). Too many children in schools across the United States are struggling with reading. Demographic factors such as poverty, racial and ethnic

  19. The Influence of Class Size on Academic Achievement

    Academic Reading and Writing Tastambetov Marat ID: 20100507 25.10.10 Discursive Essay Academic Achievements Whether the Class Size Influences Students Academic Achievements Nowadays in a modern world permanent improvements are required so that our good life would become better. Trying to be

  20. The Japanese Quince 3

    Introduction --------------------- John Galsworthy 1910 Since its first publication in 1910 in the collection A Motley, John Galsworthy’s “The Japanese Quince” has been popular with readers for its richly suggestive, yet subdued, narrative. The story recounts an episode from the life of M

  21. Is the No Child Left Behind Act Closing the Achievement Gap and Is the Act Fair?

    Is the No Child Left Behind Act Closing the Achievement Gap and Is the Act Fair? Is the new educational reform act truly closing the achievement gap in our school systems? The No Child Left Behind Act is supposed to be closing the achievement gap. This essay will be telling the purpose behi

  22. How Arts Ifluence Student Achievement

    The Arts have a positive influence on student achievement. Through out the research process I have found a large amount of evidence proving that thesis. Also I have discovered there is a large amount of interest in the topic. Some of the facts I learned supporting my thesis are that young people who

  23. How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement

    Sociology High Honors April 11, 2003 How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement A student at Lakeside High School, called Ann for purposes of privacy, had a grade point average of 3.6 through her sophomore year. During her junior year, she dropped out of extra-curricular

  24. The Effect of Multiple Languages as a Predictor of School Achievement

    THE BAPTIST COLLEGE OF FLORIDA PROJECT PROPOSAL For PSY 400 Experimental Psychology Katrina M. Singletary Undergraduate, Christian Counseling April 25th 2007 The Effect of Multiple Languages as a Predictor of School Achievement Katrina M. Singletary The Baptist College of Flo

  25. Academic Bill of Rights

    The Academic Bill of Rights! In the past, intellectual pluralism and academic freedom have been highly valued central principles shared and upheld by most universities. However, in recent years many conservative activists and college students alike have begun to express concern that these principle

  26. A Study of the Influence of Teacher Effectiveness on Students’ Academic Achievement in Federal Government Colleges in Lagos State

    CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Background to the study As a teacher in the secondary school system in Nigeria for many years, experience has shown that, there are two categories of teachers – the good or effective teachers, and the bad or ineffective teachers’ observable from among teachers in the school sys

  27. Article: America's Next Achievement Test; Closing the Black-White Test Score Gap

    "Your Turn" Essay Article: America's Next Achievement Test; Closing the Black-White Test Score Gap By Christopher Jencks and Meredith Philips Undoubtedly, higher education almost always guaranties higher income in the future. In determining whether or not labor discrimination exist between race

  28. Bilingual Education

    Table of Contents I. Abstract II. Chapter II Literature Review A. Background information on bilingual education B. Two-way bilingual programs 1) Criteria 2) Literature of Review III. References Abstract While the debat

  29. Class Size Is a Major Factor in Determining Successful Academic Achievement. Discuss the Extent to Which This Is True.

    Education has a significant importance in the modern society and is a subject of research which main aim is to find ways to improve it. Recently, class-size reduction has become one of the most discussed methods, due to its simplicity and lack of many opponents. However, there are many dubious resul

  30. Do Premature Factors Affect the Student’s Academic Achievement?

    There are no claims that academic study is very important. Every student has his own aims. They can include a desire to have an extra qualification or a skill for career purposes, gain knowledge or improve themselves. One of the efficient ways to achieve them can be separated classes. Some scientist