Relationship between study habits and academic achievement of higher secondary school students. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Study habits and its relation to academic performance in abadans nursing students. Failure to observe the necessary standards in dormitories and the lack of suitable environment and conditions can have a negative effect on students’ performance. Mann–Whitney U test was used to compare academic achievement in terms of dual-mode qualitative variables (such as gender and marital status), and Kruskal-Wallis H test was used to compare academic achievement in terms of multi-mode qualitative variables (such as academic degree and faculty of study). Adv Health Sci Educ. Considering the important role of study habits in academic achievement and future careers of students, and since the majority of study habits can be taught and corrected, it is recommended that students’ study habits should be measured at the time of their entry to university, and during their studies, so they can receive training in order to learn or modify study habits. Javascript is currently disabled in your browser. Strides Dev Med Educ. Female students had better academic achievement compared to male students with a mean and SD of 16.15±1.34 and ±15.5±1.5, respectively. Hosseini SM, Amery H, Emadzadeh A, Babazadeh S. Glob J Health Sci. We offer real benefits to our authors, including fast-track processing of papers. The sampling classes were formed by the faculties of the university. Int J Educ Administration Policy Stud. Correlation coefficient of the pre-test and post-test scores was 0.87, which was acceptable. The role of guidance and counseling service on academic performance among students of umar suleiman college of education, Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria. The current study demonstrates a clear association between sleep/wake habits and academic performance among medical students. NLM Nwosu KC, Okoyoe CC, Onah UH. Copyright 2017 Informa PLC. Regarding the different areas of study habits, the results of studies are varied. USA.gov. In the present study, students with no history of probation had significantly better status of study habits compared to the students with a history of probation. Introduction: It is well accepted that sleep and lifestyle habits affect academic success in students. Considering the importance of study skills and habits of students, and the important role they play in the academic achievement of students, and taking into account that study habits vary from person to person and from place to place, and also as the results of related studies are different from each other, the present study was designed and implemented. 17. Mahrnoudi (1976) also conducted a study which examined the relationship between self-reported study behavior and academic performance. There was a direct and significant relationship between study habits and academic achievement. Between the Score study habits there was a significant positive correlation with academic achievement(r=0.175, p=0.009). Lawrence A. Native students had significantly better status of study habits compared to dormitory students (p<0.001), with a mean and SD of 46.98±10.67 and 43.58±12.23, respectively. Fereydoonimoghadam M, Cheraghian B. Academic performance of students is one of the main indicators used to evaluate the quality of education in universities.1,2 Academic performance is a complex process that is influenced by several factors, such as study habits.2 Study habit is different individual behavior in relation to studying3 and is a combination of study method and skill.4 In other words, study habits include behaviors and skills that can increase motivation and convert the study into an effective process with high returns, which ultimately increases … this site will not function whilst javascript is disabled. The samples were randomly assigned to the study. doi:10.5455/ijmsph. Contact Us   Khan ZN. J Holistic Nurs Midwifery. A range of tools have been developed to explore the relationship between study approaches and academic outcomes. For this purpose, a GPA of 17 or higher was considered as “good academic achievement”, 14–16.99 as “moderate educational achievement”, and a GPS of less than 13.99 was considered as “poor educational achievement”. Ebele UF, Olofu PA. Study habit and its impact on secondary school students’ academic performance in biology in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Students without history of probation had a significantly better status of study habits compared to students with probation history (p<0.001), with a mean and SD of 46.16±11.04 and 40.33±13.69, respectively. The aim of this study was to investigate the status of study habits and its relationship with academic achievement in medical sciences students in Kermanshah-Iran. Eva KW, Bordage G, Campbell C. Towards a program of assessment for health professionals: from training into practice. Influence of self-concept, study habit and gender on attitude and achievement of secondary school students in mathematics. You can learn about our use of cookies by reading our Privacy Policy. Time allocation for study does not significantly relate to academic performance of students in senior secondary school. Investigating study habits of library and information sciences students of Isfahan University and Isfahan University of medical sciences. Strides Dev Med Educ. It was recommended that teachers and school guidance counselors should collaboratively guide students on how to develop good study habits; thereby enhancing their academic success. The questionnaires were collected by the researcher after completion. The study was approved by the Ethical Review committee of the Kermanshah University of Medical Science with code: KUMS.REC.1395.292. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License. 2. Reviewing the dental students’ skills and habits in Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Of the 380 students participating in this study, 65.3% (n=248) were male and 34.3% (n=132) were female. Hypotheses As per the objectives of study, the present study was undertaken to test the following hypotheses. PSSHI has 45 questions and measures the study habits of students in eight areas, including time management (five items), eg, “I study at a specific time of the day.”; physical conditions (six items), eg, “I get disappointed by the noise around me.”; learning motivation (six items), eg, “if I do not understand something, I get help from others.”; reading ability (eight items), eg, “before reading the intended chapter, I read its main points.”; note-taking (three items), eg, “I take notes while reading the text.”; memory (four items), eg, “I read some materials without sufficient understanding.”; taking tests (ten items), eg, “before responding to the test questions, I read all the questions first.” and health of study (three items), eg, “if the result of the test is not good, I feel disappointed.” Responses are based on a three-option Likert scale that includes: “always or most of the time”, “sometimes”, and “rarely or never” which are graded from two to zero, respectively. Rezaie Looyeh H, Seyed Fazelpour SF, Reza Masoule S, Chehrzad MM, Kazem Nejad Leili E. The relationship between the study habits and the academic performance of medical sciences students. Registered in England and Wales. 2017;12(10):583–588. The first questionnaire concerning study habits and attitudes was created in 1954 and it was called the “Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes Inventory” (Holtzman, Brown, & Farquhar, 1954). Conclusion: Mendezabal (2013), in a study that investigated the study habits of 239 Filipino students, reported their study habits to be at moderate level, which indicated insufficient and ineffective study skills.12 On the other hand, the results of a study conducted on librarian students in Iran indicated the general level of students’ study habits to be 60.5 out of 100.5 Although the level of study habits in this study was moderate, this level was higher in our study, which may be due to the differences in the nature of medical sciences and librarian academic programs. Study skills and habits of the students in Tehran Islamic Azad University of medical sciences in the academic year 2008–2009. We sought to answer the following questions: 1) what is the status of students’ study habits in terms of variables such as; faculty, place of study, academic degree, history of probation, status of residence, and gender? Purpose: 2017;16(1):49–52. doi:10.21859/psj.16.3.29. Sreelekha V, Indla Y, Reddy R, et al. The status of study habits in 81.3% of the students was at moderate level. There is no significant relationship between students in study habits and their family background. 2016;5(9):1831–1834. To find out the relationship between regular reading as an aspect of study habit and students’ academic performance. Importance Of Study Habits. J Educ Health Promot. Open access peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals. Therefore, it is recommended to consider and assess students' study habits at the time of entry into university, in addition, specific training should be offered to students in order to help them learn or modify study habits … To investigate the possible relationship of study habits and how it enhances good grades in improving academic performance of students in Secondary Schools. Torabi M, Haghani J, Mousavi I. Relationship between study habits and academic achievement of higher secondary school students. In terms of study habits, only 10% (n=38) were on a desirable level and 81.3% (n=309) were on a moderate level. In general, the correlation between study habits and academic performance was significant (p < 0.0001 and r = 0.229). The aim of the study is to investigate the relationship between study habits and students academic performance. Int J Indian Psychol. J Educ Pract. and 3) what is the relationship between the status of study habits and students’ academic achievement? Jirdehi MM, Asgari F, Tabari R, Leyli EK. relationships between academic performance in higher education and motivation and study habits. Study habits and attitudes: the road to academic success. Study habits have been the most important predictor of academic performance and play a special role in the academic achievement of students. •  Privacy Policy   Among the investigations of study habits, 2009;6(1):21–28. Dove Medical Press is part of Taylor & Francis Group, the Academic Publishing Division of Informa PLC To compare the study habits of rural and urban adolescents. 5. Non-commercial uses of the work are permitted without any further permission from Dove Medical Press Limited, provided the work is properly attributed. Ho2: library facility has no impact on student’s academic achievement. 5. Pajouhan Sci J. Our results are in line with the study of Fereydoonimoghadam and Cheraghian.19 According to the authors of the present article, every student of medical sciences, regardless of what degree level he/she is studying at, should be aware of study skills and habits and how to apply them. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. 2016;3(9):48–54. The aim of this study was to investigate the status of study habits and its relationship with academic achievement in medical sciences students in Kermanshah-Iran.Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 380 medical sciences students at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Mendezabal MJN. 22. Nourian A, Shah Mohammadi F, Mousavi Nasab SN, Nourian A. 2015 Feb 24;7(5):152-8. doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v7n5p152. Ment Illn. The present study was conducted on students of medical sciences. Locus of Control or Self-Esteem; Which One is the Best Predictor of Academic Achievement in Iranian College Students. The score range for each of the sub-categories is as follows: time management: 0–10; physical conditions: 0–12; learning motivation: 0–12; reading ability: 0–16; note-taking: 0–6; memory: 0–8; taking tests: 0–20, and health of study: 0–6. The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between study habits and academic performance of students in mathematics in secondary schools. Nolan MF. 2018 Apr 3;7:52. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_136_17. Register your specific details and specific drugs of interest and we will match the information you provide to articles from our extensive database and email PDF copies to you promptly. Certain sleep habits were associated with lower academic performance. The relationship between study habits and academic performance of IT students A Research Proposal Presented to the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences & Communications Department Far Eastern University – East Asia College In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Subject ENGL303 Educational Research By: Buen, Nica Chrizza N. E. Cruz, Yves Justin C. Diocareza, […] Most of the students were single (91.1%, n=346), and had no history of probation (92.1%, n=350). This difference was not statistically significant. 1. doi:10.5897/ERR, 7. The results showed that, students of the faculty of nursing and midwifery and the faculty of dentistry had the highest and the lowest mean of study habits with mean and SD of 48.66±9.63 and 43.20±12.58 respectively, which was not statistically significant. We found that native students had significantly better study habits compared to dormitory students. Specifically, the objectives of the study are: 1. The status of study habits in 81.3% of the students was at moderate level. In our study, there was no significant difference between different educational levels in terms of the mean study habits. The samples were selected randomly from different faculties of KUMS, which included the faculties of medicine, nursing and midwifery, dentistry, paramedicine, pharmacology, and health. Garner-O’Neale LD, Harrison S. An investigation of the learning styles and study habits of chemistry undergraduates in Barbados and their effect as predictors of academic achievement in chemical group theory. The individual information forms included questions about age, gender, marital status, faculty of study, academic degree, history of probation, being native or non-native, and the grade point averages (GPAs) of the previous term(s). Kyauta AMA, Shariff YA, Garba HS. There was a direct and significant relationship between study habits and academic achievement. •  Associations & Partners   The association between study habits and academic performance was checked by using chi-square test. This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. In our view, every student, whether male or female, should be aware of study skills and habits and use them. The results implied that the study habits need a significant attention if we are to improve performance. Investigating study habits of library and information sciences students of Isfahan University and Isfahan University of medical sciences. The sample consisted of 166 (83 male + 83 female) physical education students. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-2602. Study the relationship between medical sciences students' self-esteem and academic achievement of Guilan university of medical sciences. Pearson correlation test showed a direct and significant relationship between academic achievement and study habits (r=0.235, p<0.001). 2018;21(2):20–29. Ho3: There is no significant relationship between study skills and students learning outcomes. The authors would like to thank the president and co-workers of deputy of research and technology of KUMS, and all the students who patiently participated in our study. Questions 6, 9, 13, 15, 24, 26, 34, 36, 37, 41, and 42 are scored inversely. At first, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was used to assess the normality of the data, which showed that academic achievement of students did not have a normal distribution, but the rating of study habits had a normal distribution. Int J Asian Social Sci. The status of study habits was at moderate level for most students. The result revealed no significant relationship between study habits and academic performance. To find out the relationship between student-teacher consultation as an aspect of study habit and students’ academic performance… 2014;14(9):751–757. Despite the fact that this variable has not been discussed in most studies, this finding reflects the relatively similar level of study habits in the students of various medical sciences academic programs. 2015;7(7):134–141. Relation study between study habit and academic performance of nursing students in Hamadan. Dr Md Anwarul Azim Majumder, Haleh Jafari,1 Abbas Aghaei,2 Alireza Khatony31Clinical Research Development Center of Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran; 2Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran; 3Health Institute, Social Development and Health Promotion Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IranPurpose: Study habits have been the most important predictor of academic performance and play a special role in the academic achievement of students. The present study was probed to find the significant relationship between study habits and academic achievement of higher secondary school students with reference to the background variables. In this regard, the questionnaire was distributed among 20 students, and after a 2-week interval, they were asked to answer the questionnaire. Test-retest method was used to examine the reliability of the PSSHI. Relationship of study habits with mathematics achievement. Our goal was to investigate the relationship between study habits and academic achievement of medical sciences students in Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), Iran. The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work. In our study, the status of study habits of most students was at moderate level and only one tenth of the students were at the desirable level. relationship between study habits and students’ academic performance. Results: It was then modified based on their opinions. 2014;4(6):143–145. Whilst the PSSHI has been validated by relevant studies, it may not be the most appropriate tool to assess the study habits which contribute most to academic performance.3,4 We question the relevance of the “well-being” domain, in which 48% of study participants scored unfavourably. Pearson correlation coefficient was used to investigate the relationship between academic achievement and study habits. Despite the fact that many studies have not addressed this variable, Rezaie and Nourian in their studies, have pointed to a meaningful relationship between probation and poorer academic performance, and have considered study habits as an important factor influencing these variables.10,11 In this regard, Khan (2016) described poor study habits as the most important reason for students’ academic failure.20 In our view, students with poor academic performance, by utilizing the proper skills and study habits, can improve their academic performance and thereby prevent the emergence of educational problems, such as dropping academic unit/credits and probability of probation. It was found that for the last few years, that there is a significant positive relation between study habits and academic achievement of schoolers. 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