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CLASSROOM GOAL STRUCTURE, STUDENT MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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This study investigated Classroom goal structure, student motivation and academicachievement   among   secondary   school   students.   Two   hundred   and   ninety-eight(298) participants comprising 135 males and 163 females participated in the study.Participants were randomly selected from 3 secondary schools. Their ages rangedbetween   10   to   24   years   with   a   mean   age   of   15.52   years   (SD   =   2.26).   Twohypotheses were formulated for this study. Cross sectional design was adopted.Regression   result   indicated   that  Classroom   goal   structure   (β   =   .21,   p<   .001)significantly   predicted  academic   achievement.  Motivation   (β   =   .17,  p<   .01)significantly predict academic achievement Implications of the study were stated,and suggestions made for further studies. 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE i

APPROVAL iiii

CERTIFICATION iii

DEDICATION iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS v

ABSTRACT vii

TABLE OF CONTENTS viii

LIST OF TABLE x

LIST OF APPENDICES xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1

Background to the Study 1

Statement of the problem 7

Purpose of study 8

Operational definition of terms 8

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 10

Theoretical Review 10

Maslow Hierarchy of Needs Theory by Abraham Maslow (1958) 11

Achievement Goal theory by Elliot(1999) 13

Expectancy value theory by Eccles (1995) 19

Classroom Goal theory by Carol Armes (1984) 20

Empirical Review 24

Classroom Goal Structures and Academic Achievement of  secondary school students 24

Motivation and Academic Achievement of secondary school students 27

Summary of literature 34

Hypotheses 36

CHAPTER THREE: METHOD 37

Participants 37

Instruments 37

Patterns of Adaptive Learning Survey (PALS) (Midgley et al. 2002) 37

The Utrecht Work Engagement Scale—Student Version (UWES—S—9 (Schaufeli & Bakker, 2003) 39

Inventory of School Motivation (ISM) 39Procedure 40Design/Statistic 41

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULT 42

Summary of Findings 44

CHAPTER FIVE:DISCUSSION 45iii

Implications of the study 47

Limitation 47

Suggestion/recommendation 48

Conclusion 48

References 50

LIST OF TABLETable 1: Means, standard deviations, and correlations for demographic variables, classroom goal structure and motivation on academic achievementTable 2: Coefficient table of Regression of classroom goal structure and motivation predicting academic achievementiv

CLASSROOM GOAL STRUCTURE, STUDENT MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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Project ID PSY0088
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    Type Project
    Department Psychology
    Project ID PSY0088
    Price ₦3,000 ($9)
    No of Pages 73 Pages
    Format Microsoft Word

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