European Journal of Social Sciences – Volume 13, Number 2 (2010)
Students and Teachers’ Perception of the Causes of Poor Academic Performance in Ogun State Secondary Schools [Nigeria]: Implications for Couselling for National Development
Asikhia O. A Senior Lecturer in the Department of...
retention will solve for the poor performance because they are learning the same material all over again. If the student is having poor academic skills, he will continue to have poor academic skill if it’s not being addressed appropriately. Retention will not address the cause of the student’s poor...
concentration. Various researches have been conducted all over the word on this issue so far which shows that sleep deprivation affects the academic performance of student and may also cause mood dysregulation, increased dissatisfaction in day time functioning, obesity and decrease in cognitive...
, institutional influences and school related factors- student/lecturer rapport, teacher related factors, accommodation and living conditions. In the same vein, Wiseman (1973), Sogbetan (1981) and Hassan (1983) among others have examined the causes of poor academic performance among secondary school...
have the opportunity to achieve each academic potential.If the performance in academic is poor, it is an indication reflecting a large underlying problem of the students.
All of the students seem to be best everyday by problems which must be considered and solved. The problems cover a wide range in...
POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
Guidelines for Parents and Teachers
The initial step in intervention for children not doing well in school is to determine the cause.
The school psychologist may be the best source of information, and the either the school or the parents can request an...
Brief Overview of Student
The subject of this report is Eric, a 5th grade student in a suburban elementary school. Eric is in a general education classroom, however he exhibits extremely poor-handwriting, which has negatively impacted his academic performance in school, and his ability to keep up...
Explain why you rate your students in that way
Do all students behave in the same way?
If yes what may be the factors influencing the students to behave in the same way? Outline
If no what may be the causes of the students behaving differently. Briefly comment
What is the...
maintain their academic performance.
The pros and cons of working while in college depend not necessarily on the job itself but instead on how often a student works. Having a part-time job while in school gives students insight into what it’s like in the work environment and also what it means to earn...
and have less respect for themselves. Besides, students with poor grades might feel that they are not able to do things as well as their peers. Finally, they are inclined to take a negative attitude toward themselves. In short, a better academic result might help improve the image of oneself and...
exercise unless the root cause is addressed.
The stress levels would definitely come down at the Class 10 level -- of both students and their parents.
it would affect the standard of education in the country.
internal exams is a better indicator of a child’s performance as it is based on the...
different activities, and makes student life as an unexciting life. The higher expectations from parents also causes stress on student life, which result in poor performance of student at all level of their academic life.
Academic pressure also ruins the happy life of students, as they are faced...
in other menial jobs to support their academic pursuit .Hence, many student have taken school as their secondary assignment and school attendance on rotational basis .The resultant problems posed by this ,is the poor academic performance of students in school examinations like the national...
all possible causes of financial stress.
Worrying about your academic performance can cause you to experience stress symptoms such as anxiety, insomnia or changes in your appetite and overall mood. According to Morehouse State University, many students have poor study habits...
, almost all environmental and personal factors are considered as the cause of academic performance. However, at this point, we would like to make a survey and investigate the study habits and its effects on academic performance of each freshmen students at Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod.
students and why the achievement gap still persists even into the 21st century. These explanations are not isolated or mutually exclusive. Rather, they are interrelated in a way that causes the achievement gap to be perpetuated by multiple layers of issues. Initial achievement differences and the...
performance of the students which causes high rate of failure and dropout rate. Nearby computer shops trigger the students to be easily hooked in computer games making it the primary reason why most of the students are poor in their academic performances.
It is very apparent that people specially...
) focussing on Asian girls, 985 secondary schools students in London and England found that Asian students of both sexes rated parents and friends as more important in contributing to academic success. Yoloye (1976) carried out a descriptive survey on the cause of poor academic achievement in Northern...
towards healthy nutrition patterns and consequently to the whole dietary intake. The study also discovered a kind of dependence between poor diets and academic performance – students who do not have a balanced nutrition, turned out to have lower academic performance than their colleagues with appropriate...
to school hoping for holistic social and academic upbringing of their wards. But this cannot be successful without a serious look at the methods of teaching to be adopted to enhance the understanding of the students.
Poor academic performance resulting from lack of understanding of subject matter...
was as prevalent as it was among adults. The finding suggested that students were unmindful of the implications of sleep deprivation for their health and academic performance. Lack of sleep leads to decreased ability to concentrate and thus lower test scores. A study on the relationship between the...
ability and ultimately his academic performance.
It is worthy to note that majority of high school students in the country who got poor or failing grades in their academic subjects came from broken homes. Some of them as we saw were not just having poor academic performance but instead they let...
and school related factors- student/lecturer rapport, teacher related factors, accommodation and living conditions. In the same vein, Wiseman (1973), Sogbetan (1981) and Hassan
(1983) among others have examined the causes
of poor academic performance among secondary school students. Some of the...
, contribute to bad habits, and result in addictions, crime, poor academic performance and also school dropout. (16)
The American College Health Association found in a national survey that stress is the foremost impediment to academic performance, because the student is not able to concentrate or is...
they have their parents’ support. When low motivation is the cause of a student’s poor academic performances, having his/her meet with a school counselor is also important.
According to Vernon Law, “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward." Everyone must...
performance, the students on
the other hand considered poor instructional strategies as having the greatest
degree of effect on pupil academic performance.
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND LITERATURE
On attaining Independence status as a nation in 1960 what seemed a major concern to
most Nigerian leaders...
Deprivation at College, 2008.
This paper discusses poor sleeping habits as a college epidemic.
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In this article, the writer notes that college students all over the world spend many hours completing...
students are progressing toward high academic standards (Maleyko & Gawlik, 2011). NCLB has been criticized as being too broad or too insufficient to ensure results. The original act focuses too much on labeling schools based on test scores, rather than the causes of poor student achievement. Other...
gathered is genuine.
This illustrates the development of the study utilizing the multiple causes and single effect theory through data gathering by the way of interview guide in order to determine the academic performance of the identified Hotel & Restaurant Management student respondents as...
. Sometime managing time is very difficult for the students as during the semester lots of works could be given by the faculty members and also there could be simultaneous exams too. This could hamper the regular pace of the study and cause a poor result. Additionally, about 7.5% people think that personal...