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Paternalism and academic performance
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The involvement of parents in the education sector has been heralded as a positive support that encourages performance of the children. Flexible environment for the learning process is integral for performance of the student. However, some schools such as the American Indian school have engaged in the paternalism. … The control of choice does the school which…
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Determinants of Academic Performance
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There has been a general concern in US government and the public about the high adolescent drop out of school. This has been coupled with poor academic performance, low learning motivation, drug use and abuse among the adolescents, early pregnancies bad morals and ethics resulting to poor discipline and poor interpersonal relationships as well as harbouring violent behaviour.…
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Sleep, Alcohol and Academic Performance
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Sleep Studies Before going to discuss the relationship between alcohol consumption, sleep patterns, and academic performance, let us get a better understanding of how alcohol consumption affects mental and physical health of the young adults. Drinking creates a number of risks for the health of young adults.… I will also write about my own drinking and sleep…
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Academic Performance in Nursing Students
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The paper deals with the critique academic performance in nursing students influence of part-time employment, age and ethnicity. It also includes the critique of academic performance in nursing students and other aspects covered in papers introduction.… The more experienced person become good in critiquing and the more person know about the research, the…
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Physical Activity and Academic Performance
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The profile of regular exercise and sport in society has risen in recent years. The links between regular physical activity and physical and psychological health grow ever stronger and the role of competitive sport as entertainment and recreation is proliferating.… As social psychology is the study of human behaviour in social contexts, much of the…
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Will involvement affect academic performance
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The reason I choose to study the course is because I had the passion of working in the corporate world during childhood then later manage my own company. This was… It also outlines the method I used to research and the questions to come up with a substantial conclusion. The method I used in the research was survey monkey which has an online platform where…
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Connection between Neighborhood Crime and academic performance
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Current annotated bibliography presents the list of sources that will be of a great help while preparing the essay or the research paper on the topic of performance of adolescents in school and its connection to the neighborhood quality. This bibliography contains an overview of 15 sources.… Bowen, N. K., & Bowen, G. L. (1999). Effects of crime and violence in…
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THE EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
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THE EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE A DIRECT RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO STRAYER UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IN FULLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MASTER OF EDUCATION Beverly M. Turner Strayer University RDU: 590 Dr. George Frunzi [October 20, 2013] ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AsIcometoacompletionofmyDirectedResearchProject(DRP)hereatStrayer University,IwouldliketogivetheutmostthankstoGODhimselfforgivingmetheinnerstrength,focusandconfidencetocompletemyeducationhereontheGreensboro, N.C.campusatStrayerUniversity.Withhisguidance,Ihavebeenabletostayfocused.…
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Impact of Gender on Academic Performance
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The purpose of this study is to discuss and analyse the impact of gender on the academic performance and success of student. Gender research is an interesting historical topic. It evolved from emphasizing women's inferiority to men to rejecting psychological gender differences, abolishing sexual discrimination, and acknowledging gender difference. …
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Athletes versus Non-Athletes on Academic Performance
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The present paper aims to explore the relationship between academic performances of the students at schools and their participation in sports and games. The paper pays particular concentration upon athletics and their influence on their academic career as well as the grades they obtain. … The reason behind selecting the topic of the research includes the…
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The impact of tobacco smoking on the academic performance
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This study investigates the role that smoking of tobacco plays in poor performance of students in Queen Mary University. The study’s hypothesis is that use of tobacco leads to poor academic performance. … The study’s hypothesis is that use of tobacco leads to poor academic performance. The study involves an extensive review of the literature that is associated…
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The Impact of Social Networking on Academic Performance
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The following essay dwells upon the impact of social networking on academic performance. Admittedly, the drastic change in global technology has among many other outcomes revolutionized communication. … Conducting a survey of the various literature indicates that social networking positively impacts on students’ academic performance. In a study to ascertain…
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Effect of Social Media on Childrens Academic Performance
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The plan of data analysis section is based on the information I collect through my survey because it describe my plan analysis from the surveys and other measures. The analysis of variance is one of the statistical procedures that can be conducted to examine whether survey mode affects respondents. … Technological advances at this day and age have brought…
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Progression of Academic Performance
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Profession of Academic Performance Name of of College Date Abstract There is a disproportionate amount of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These children are most often males, and many of them are subjected to different types of medications.… A two tailed, independent…
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Class Size and Academic Performance in 4th Grade Elementary Schools
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This paper discusses how class size and academic performance in 4th grade elementary schools are inter-related. A through study is conducted and analyzed to obtain exact facts and figures in order to make a neutral decision. Finally, results obtain explicitly illustrate that a smaller class size has a drastic improvement on the student's grades. … At least…
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The effects of physical activity and exercise on primary school childrens academic performance
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As excellent academic performance is directly associated to school admission and later on job opportunities, it has constantly been… Children in primary schools confront health problems and the present concern in the commonness of childhood obesity has turn out to be one of the most pressing concerns in the Western world today, particularly in the United…
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Critical Thinking: Strategies I Will Adopt To Improve My Academic Performance
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An improvement in my academic performance would require the development of this ability, to achieve the true goal of education. In learning about a subject, the pre-preparation would include… Elder and Paul (1997) have defined critical thinking as “the ability of thinkers to take charge of their own thinking. This requires that they develop sound criteria and…
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Academics and the Five Factor Model
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In the paper “Academics and the Five Factor Model” the author analyzes the Five Factor Model, which was designed to narrow down the phenomenon of personality to five distinct dimensions or traits that are Extraversion, Openness, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness and Neuroticism.… Ackerman, Chamorro-Premuzic and Furnham (2011) used the Five…
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Critically evaluate the idea that increasing self-esteem is associated with better academic performance
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An effort has been made to acknowledge the fact that academic performance comes about with the supplementation of knowledge plus the… However the same holds true for adults who are under the aegis of an educational institution. The paper has taken a deep and incisive look at the psychological aspects which have both benefited and hampered the academic…
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The strategies I will adopt to improve my academic performance to be successful in College
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Performance is a very important matter not only in academics but also in other fields. It is one of the foundations to careers, social life, and political aspirations. Undeniably,… Some of the strategies that I have put in place to improve my academic performance include; First, time management is an important attribute that cannot lack in my recipe for…
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Self-efficacy and self-concept as predictors of college students' academic performance
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The aim of the study is to find how accurately different levels of self concept and self efficacy predict academic performance. The methodology used is… Different questionnaires were used to collect data regarding different levels of self concept and self efficacy. The nature of study is quantitative and this is justified to a greater extent because the focus…
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Which factors influence students self-efficacy with regard to their academic performance
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Understanding student performance from the point of self-efficacy requires an open mind and approach to the specific individual that is being looked at. According to Lane and Kyprianou (2004), self-efficacy is used to refer to levels of confidence owned by individuals that allow them to carry out specific tasks in their lives. … Therefore, self-efficacy in…
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Confronting the problem of the low level of students academic performance
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Excelling in academics is a universal concern in today’s world,where students from a very early age are taught to compete and work hard towards academic success.This poses a serious relational and interpersonal challenge for the students and their parents… Excelling in academics is a universal concern in today’s world,where students from a very early age are…
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How is academic performance affected by mood stabilizing medication on school children
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Mood stabilizers are used in the treatment of a number of psychiatric disorders including recurrent conditions and acute disorders, and are more often known for their antimaniac effect rather than antidepressant effect. … The range of disorders that mood stabilizers can be used to treat include bipolar disorder 1, bipolar disorder 2, cyclothymia,…
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The Effect of Video Modeling on Childrens Academic Performance and Social Behavior
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This thesis examines the Social Learning Theory by Albert Bandura as a way to help explain children’s academic and social behavior in school settings. Many children are exposed to violence everyday either by their parents, peers, or media. The purpose of this study is to… rmines whether they are going to use and carry those aggressive motives socially and…
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