Aklan Valley High School is a secondary school established at 2002 and is based at Andagao, Kalibo, Aklan. Aklan Valley High School is composed of more than 600 students. Like other schools, AVHS has its own fair share of delinquent students especially in Science and Technology subject.
Science comes from the Latin word scire, meaning to know. It is a systematic body of knowledge about a particular subject. It is also the study of the physical and natural world phenomena, especially by using systematic observation and experiment. While technology refers to the study of development, and application of devices, machines and techniques for manufacturing and ...view middle of the document...
Students fail their periodic test and achievement tests given in a selection type only. Somehow they do not know what study means and how to study efficiently. A student’s success depends not only to his intellectual capacity or ability and hard work but also because of his efficient study habits. A child with efficient study habits will influence other children not only in school but also in one’s work.
As observed, the majority of the students do not study every day or even during weekends. Students also select their study at home based on the availability of time and student’s permanent places of study at home. In this scenario, poor study habits was seen which may lead to many causes of academic failure. Lack of parents’ supervision, unwise use of leisure time and low socio-economic status are the main causes of poor study habits. In this regard, the researchers would like to pursue the conduct of this investigation on the conduct of this investigation on the study habits of students, hence, this study.
Statement of the Problem
To determine the study habits of the first year high school students in Science and Technology at Aklan Valley High School for School Year 2012-2013.
Objectives of the Study
Specifically, the study seeks to answer the following:
1. What is the demographic profile of the first year students in terms of:
c. Sibling Rank,
e. Parents’ Major Occupation,
f. Family Monthly income?
2. What are the study habits of the respondents in terms of:
a. Frequency of studying,
b. Methods of Studying,
c. Materials used in Studying,
d. Time of Studying?
3. What are the problems encountered in studying?
Significance of the Study
The results of this study will be useful to administrator, guidance counselor, teachers, students, parents and other researchers or investigators.
Administrator. The results of this study will help the administrator in adopting alternatives to improve the habits of the students.
Guidance Counselor. The findings of this study will serve as basis for the guidance counselor for purposes of guiding and or counseling the students regarding their study habits.
Students. The results of this study will help the students to determine their differences and overcome their difficulties that affect their study habits.
Parents .The parents also will be benefited because they could help their children in improving their study habits especially at home. Parents could extend their moral support and even financial assistance to their children in order to attain a satisfactory performance in school.
Teachers. The results of this study will be important to the teachers because upon knowing the study habits of their students, they would know what strategies to be used in teaching.
Other Researchers. The findings of this study will serve as reference for other investigators who desire to conduct more...