DETERMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STUDENT SELF-DISCIPLINARY SKILLS WITH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SUNNY HILL ADVENTIST HIGH SCHOOL

Authors

  • Kiah Anak Daun Asia-Pacific International University

https://doi.org/10.35974/isc.v4i1.1932

Keywords:

STUDENT SELF-DISCIPLINARY SKILLS, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, SUNNY HILL ADVENTIST HIGH SCHOOL

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between student self-disciplinary skills with academic performance in a high school. The four self-disciplinary  skills were perseverance, meeting schedules, goal- setting and planning for goal achievement and completion of unpleasant tasks which contribute to the performance of the students in school, based on Tough (2012) research. A total of 30 students comprised of

20 males and 10 females were involved in the study. A self designed questionnaire  was employed in this study, later the data was analyzed by statistical tests. Descriptive analysis technique and inference method like Pearson Correlation were being used to analyse the results. The result shows that there is a significant positive correlation between student perseverance with their academic performance (r = .235, p < .05) on the other hand, there is a negative correlation between the other three disciplinary-skills with the student academic performance at a significant level of 0.05. Hence, it is concluded that the perseverance skill are associated to students’ academic achievement.

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Published

2016-10-25

How to Cite

Daun, K. A. (2016). DETERMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STUDENT SELF-DISCIPLINARY SKILLS WITH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SUNNY HILL ADVENTIST HIGH SCHOOL. Abstract Proceedings International Scholars Conference, 4(1), 55. https://doi.org/10.35974/isc.v4i1.1932