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study of some social and psychological factors influencing educational achievement

Thomas Bentley Edwards

study of some social and psychological factors influencing educational achievement

by Thomas Bentley Edwards

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Published in [Berkely?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational sociology.,
  • Social groups.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. Bentley Edwards and Alan B. Wilson.
    ContributionsWilson, Alan Bond, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC191 .E44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 116 l.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5841855M
    LC Control Number61063828
    OCLC/WorldCa3588669

    Psychologists have spent decades studying the power of social influence, and the way in which it manipulates people’s opinions and ically, social influence refers to the way in which individuals change their ideas and actions to meet the demands of a social group, perceived authority, social role or a minority within a group wielding influence over the majority. 2 Factors that Influence Educational Performance Socioeconomic status Socioeconomic status can be defined as ‚a person™s overall social position–to which attainments in both the social and economic domain contribute™ (Ainley et al., ix). When used in studies of children™s school achievement, it refers to the SES of the.

      Studies of the general population indicate that psychological and some social influences on PA behaviour may be modifiable through intervention [17, 19]. In this structured review we considered the extent to which psychosocial factors influencing uptake and maintenance of PA after stroke is understood.   A book for anyone who cares about the social-developmental milieu of education and how to improve it. Bringing together 3 generations of influential thinkers from social, cognitive, developmental, personality, and educational psychology, this volume offers a wide-ranging assessment of how the insights and methods of these fields can be used to boost academic s: 2.

    Discover the fundamental principles of psychology and their application to education on a degree which is accredited by the British Psychological Society and will enable you to link theoretical concepts into real world situations. Accredited by the British Psychological Society, this degree will. Raising achievement to higher levels and closing student achievement gaps are priorities in schools and communities at all economic levels, and in urban, rural, and suburban settings. This guide is designed to help NEA members lead a discussion with other educators and community members that will identify the specific factors contributing to.


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Study of some social and psychological factors influencing educational achievement by Thomas Bentley Edwards Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following points highlight the four main factors influencing learning. The factors are: 1. Physiological Factors 2. Psychological Factors 3. Environmental Factors 4. Methodology of Instructions. Physiological Factors: The physiological factors are sense perception, physical health, fatigue time and day of learning, food and drink, age and atmospheric conditions.

Sense-perception. Many factors influence the educational outcome of students. Some of these have been studied by researchers with many emphasizing the role of students, schools, governments, peer groups and so : Radhika Kapur. Study of some social and psychological factors influencing educational achievement.

[Berkeley?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bentley Edwards; Alan Bond Wilson. a study of some social and psychological factors influencing educational achievement.

EDWARDS, T.B.; WILSON, ALAN B. EDUCATIONAL SUBJECT-MATTER PREFERENCES, INTERESTS, AND MOTIVATIONS OF STUDENTS WERE INVESTIGATED AS THEY RELATE TO INDIVIDUAL ACADEMIC by: 2. This book focuses on the effect of psychological, social and demographic variables on student achievement and summarizes the current research findings in the field.

It addresses the need for inclusive and interpretive studies in the field in order to interpret student achievement literature and suggests new pathways for further studies.

The last two decades have been devoted to addressing gender inequality in education (Nayar U ). Some studies have shown an all – time low participation of women in education.

Educators have therefore expended tremendous efforts in the study of the personal factors affecting academic achievement.

A rich harvest. and empirical related literatures were made mainly on factors influencing academic performance of student. In addition to this, data are gathered from published and unpublished sources. Study Variable The study were use demographic factors such as students’ gender, parents’ education, parents’ occupation and socio economic status.

are affected due to social, psychological, economic, environmental and personal factors. These factors strongly influence on the student performance, but these factors vary from person to person and country to country. From the last few years in Pakistan literacy rate and education improved and most of.

Social psychology is a rich and varied field that offers fascinating insights into how people behave in groups and how behavior is influenced by social pressures.

Exploring some of these classic social psychology experiments can provide a glimpse at some of the fascinating research that has emerged from this field of study. AN ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHO SOCIAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ECONOMICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (A CASE STUDY OF KEFFI, NASARRAWA STATE) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGOUND OF THE STUDY The Nigerian government in her National Policy on Education () sees major subjects like mathematics, English language and.

Social psychologists focus on how people construe or interpret situations and how these interpretations influence their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors (Ross & Nisbett, ). Thus, social psychology studies individuals in a social context and how situational variables interact to influence behavior.

Research on social influence has a long history in social psychology, and an experiment on social facilitation effect that was conducted in by Triplett [1] is often considered the first social psychological experiment (see also Ref.

[2]). Since then, social influence has fascinated scholars in. Personal factors, like personality and social skills, impact a student's success and ability to learn.

This lesson outlines factors that affect student learning and success and details how they. In this book, authors discuss research and theory on the social psychological forces that shape academic achievement.

A key focus is to show how psychological principles can be used to foster achievement and make schooling a more enjoyable s: 1. In this study a total of students who had failed an academic year were identified. The study group consists of boys and girls giving a boy to girl ratio of Table 1 shows the social factors of the school failure of the students studied.

Boys were significantly more likely to fail in grades (%) when compared to girls. An analysis of the factors affecting student achievement in chemistry lesson. Over all observation of the study some educational implications were given.

this study identified the social. Some factors are dominant in one particular system while in another system, they would be less dominant. Consequently national factors of a country are closely related with nationalism and national system of education.

As such, in the study of comparative education we should study the factors which make the education of a country national. Abstract- The purpose of this study is to identify psychological factors that affect Grade Point Averages (GPA) among the students pursuing higher education (HE) especially engineering students in a premier institution of the country and to raise a.

The authors of a recent study describe the effects of a randomized experiment that offered access to summer training programs to some students in. A number of studies have identified the positive impact of time management. Time management skills have been shown to have a positive impact on student learning and student outcomes (Kearns & Gardiner, ; Kelly, ; McKenzie & Gow, ) and Krause and Coates () report that the capacity to successfully manage their time is the foundation of students developing good study.

The purpose of this study was to school based factors influencing students academic performance at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in Teso South District. The study’s objectives were to examine the effect of human resources on students’ academic performance, to assess the influence of financial resources on.

Factors Affecting Motivation of Students – Literature Review: Educational psychologists have long recognized the importance of motivation for supporting student learning. More recently, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills has identified initiative as one of the life and career skills necessary to prepare students for post-secondary.Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies in Nigeria be an improvement in student’s achievement in social studies.

Keywords: socio-cultural, teaching, learning, social studies. social studies education that ignores the culture of people is as irrelevant as it .