publication . Article . 2016

Student Perception of Academic Achievement Factors at High School

Mustafa Bahar;
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  • Published: 15 Apr 2016 Journal: European Journal of Educational Research, volume 5, pages 85-100 (issn: 2165-8714, eissn: 2165-8714, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eurasian Society of Educational Research
Abstract
Measuring the quality of the ‘product’ is elemental in education, and most studies depend on observational data about student achievement factors, focusing overwhelmingly on quantitative data namely achievement scores, school data like attendance, facilities, expenditure class size etc. But there is little evidence of learner perceptions. 553 students from two different universities, who graduated from 3 high school types, were asked to respond to two fundamental questions to reflect on school and classroom level achievement factors. 2294 responses produced eight categories in question one, teacher factors being the most preferred (n=424), followed b...
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free text keywords: School effectiveness, individual factors, perception of achievement, teacher attitude, School effectiveness, individual factors, perception of achievement, teacher attitude, Grounded theory, Mathematics education, Attendance, Family support, Academic achievement, Observational study, Psychology, Applied psychology, Class size, Learner perceptions, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, lcsh:Education, lcsh:L
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