Correlates of Academic Achievement: A Study of Social Science Students

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Shruti Kant Pandey
Baljeet Singh

Abstract

Aim: Present paper identifies the factors associated with the academic achievement of students in a social science subject. Factors studied in the present study associated with achievements were- Interest in studies, Reading ability, and critical thinking.
Methods: A total of sixty students studying in class VII in Govt. Senior Secondary Schools of Delhi were selected randomly for the data collection. Interest Inventory by R P Singh (2010), Critical thinking scale prepared by C. G. Venkatesha Murthy (2014), Reading ability test, and achievement test prepared by researchers themselves were administered on the selected sample.
Findings: This study reveals that academic achievement in social subjects, reading ability, and critical thinking are significantly and positively correlated with each other.

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Pandey S, Singh B. Correlates of Academic Achievement: A Study of Social Science Students. JTER [Internet]. 10Dec.2019 [cited 29Nov.2020];14(02):31-3. Available from: https://jter.in/index.php/JTER/article/view/142
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