Factors Which Affect Academic Achievement of University Students

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RENÇBER, Bahman Alp (2012)
  • Publisher: Cankiri Karatekin University
  • Journal: (issn: 1309-3738, eissn: 1309-3738)
  • Subject: Academic Achievement, Attendance Numbers, High School GPA | Akademik Başarı, Derse Devam Sayısı, Lise Not Ortalaması
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

The purpose of this study is to investigate by analysing factors affecting academic achievement of university students. Also effects of these factors are studied. For this purpose, the students attending “Statistics and Transport Technology” course at Gazi University, Industrial Arts Education and Arts Faculty, Industrial Technology Education Department, in the 2008-2009 academic year have been identified as the study universe. Analysis has been done by taking examples for this universe. The factors, which affect student’s success, are chosen as attendance and high school grades. Analysis of data obtained for research was done by using SPSS software package with multiple regression models. At end of investigation, it was observed that there is relationship between attendance and student’s success. On the other hand, there is weak relationship between high school grades and student’s success.
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