Study Habit Essay

1065 Words Oct 9th, 2012 5 Pages
Chapter 1
The extent of student’s learning in academics may bedetermined by the grades a student earns for a period of learning has beendone. It is believed that a grade is a primary indicator of such learning. If alearner earns high grades it is concluded that they may also have learned alot while low grades indicate lesser learning. However, many experiences andstudies found out that there are also several factors that would account for thegrades. No single factor can be definitely pointed out as predicting grades. Ithas been an interplay of so many factors – gender, IQ, study habits, age, year level, parent’s educational attainment, social status, number of siblings, birthorder, etc. In fact, almost
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Time ManagementLearning SkillsStudy SkillsStudy Habits Diverse study techniques, even for the improvement of memory stress theimportance of immediacy in remembering and learning.Thorndikes Law of Exercise further supports this kind of principleasserting that, other things being equal, the more frequent a modifiableconnection between a situation and response is used, the stronger is theconnection.When a modifiable connection between a situation and a response isnot being use over a period of time, the strength of that connection isweakened. A behaviour that is stimulated over regular periods will tend to berepeated leading to habit formation. A student who has developed this kind of behaviour, in this case, in terms of having regular and scheduled studyperiods and follows certain methods in studying proves to have better performance. The study focuses on the factors affecting study habits, influencing theacademic performance of the student. In this view, the researchers wanted tostudy the factors in which affect the study habits.
C. Statement of the Problem
This study intended to find out the factors affecting the study habits of undergraduate XU -Education students.It also aimed to answer the following questions:1) What is the profile of the respondents according to:1.1 Time management1.2 Learning Skills1.3 Study Skills

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