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. (2019). Correlates of Academic Achievement: A Study of Social Science Students. JOURNAL OF TEACHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, 14(02), 31-33. https://doi.org/10.36268/JTER/1423
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