The Problem and Its Background
Students spend one third of their 24 hours to study. A high school student spends 8 hours to school. For college students, sometimes they need longer time because of library research and extracurricular activities. (Molmisa, 2011)
If the students spend more time in school than at home they should learn much from school. But why does some student get failing grade and some get passing grade?
The student’s performance or academic achievement plays an important role in producing the best quality graduates who will become great leader and manpower for the country’s economic and social development. (Ali et.al, 2009)
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• Will know how the factors affect academic performance
• Will help improve the student’s performance
Why some students get high grade and some students get low grade?
How do oneself, friend, family and instructor affect academic performance of the student?
Statement of Problem
1. What is the demographic profile of the respondents in terms of:
2. What is the effect of the following factors on the level of academic performance of respondents?
Specifically will answer the following questions
Significance of Study
Hopefully, this study will benefit the following:
Students – understand better how the factors can affect academic performance. They will be able to improve their academic performance for future career.
Parents – they will be able to understand and help their sons/daughter regarding the school matter and give support to them.
Teacher – this study will help them to understand their students that have problem with their grade. They will find alternative action on how to handle the students.
School Administrators – the results of this study may help the school administrators. They will be able to promote thinking skills assessment in their school, letting their teachers understand the influences of their student’s preferred learning styles that will promote adequate learning opportunities and effective instructions.
Future researcher – this study will help them to have idea regarding factors affecting the academic performances of tourism students. This will also help them in their future study.
Scope and Delimitation
The respondents of this research were the BS tourism student
According to Anderson et. 2001 research over the last 40 years has confirmed that synthesis and evaluation are at the same level of difficulty but use different cognitive process. it is more likely that synthesis/ creating and evaluation/evaluating are at the same level both depend on analysis can a foundational processes . Since, the research included synthesis as one of level of thinking skills, evaluation level was excluded.
This study focuses on the factors affecting academic performance of BS tourism student’s questionnaires will be used to gain information regarding academic performance the study has respondents with the age bracket and conducted in ICI Sta. Maria, Bulacan
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Review of Related Literature and Studies
(Rafael 2003) learning styles were found to be related to the student’s performance on higher order thinking skills. Identifying and subsequently teaching to students learning styles has been shown to be beneficiary, as well as classifying the learning styles of students with will enables educators to provide an environment that facilitates learning. According to him the often used learning strategies by the student helped in the development of their higher order...