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Mature students and academic performance.

Jenny Waters

Mature students and academic performance.

by Jenny Waters

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Published by University of Wales Institute, Cardiff in Cardiff .
Written in English


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Dissertation (BA Hons) University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, 1999.

SeriesBA (Hons) Sport & Human Movement Studies
ContributionsUWIC.
The Physical Object
Pagination spiral
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18242594M

Keywords: Personality, Trait, Academic Performance and Students. I. Introduction Academic achievement is a major issue among students, teachers, parents, school administrators, and the community at large. Attempts have been made by researchers to unravel the complexities surrounding academic achievement. The students’ cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) was used as a measure of academic performance. The data were analyzed quantitatively and the results showed that factors such as gender, nationality of student, co-curricular activities and an interest in pursuing higher degrees affected students’ academic scores.

  This procedure makes a big difference to how we understand the performance of mature students. The crude data for /14 show that 64% of mature graduates achieved a first or upper second, compared with 75% of young graduates. A comparison between the time-management skills and academic performance of mature and traditional-entry university students MARK TRUEMAN & JAMES HARTLEY University of Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK Abstract. Time-management skills are acknowledged to be important but there has been little actual research on this topic with students.

  The population of mature age students entering university nursing programs has steadily increased in both Australia and worldwide. The objective of the literature review was to explore how mature age students perform academically and to analyse the factors associated with their academic performance in nursing programs. Academic performance is the measurement of student achievement across various academic subjects. Teachers and education officials typically measure achievement using classroom performance, graduation rates and results from standardized tests. History. The origins of measuring academic performance in the United States date back to the s.


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Subsequent studies tended to confirm that the academic performance of mature students was broadly equivalent to that of younger students (Hopper and Osbornpp.Smithers and Griffinpp.

Indeed, in a few studies, mature students were actually found to. However, the research literature on the academic performance of mature students contains no good evidence that mature students perform any less well than younger students on courses of study in higher by: Mature Students in Higher Education: Academic Performance and Intellectual Ability.

Richardson, John T. Higher Education, v28 n3 p Oct Review of research on the academic performance and intellectual ability of adult college students provides evidence to reject two common stereotypes of adult students: (1) that they lack basic Cited by: However, the research literature on the academic performance of mature students contains no good evidence that mature students perform any less well than younger students on courses of study in higher by: academic performance in general; however, research on the factors affecting academic outcomes among mature age entry students into the universities is scanty.

The study sought to examine the determinants of academic performance of mature age entry students with a view of seeking ways of creating an enabling environment. Mature students in higher education: II.

An investigation of approaches to studying and academic performance. Studies in Higher Education: Vol. 20, No. 1, pp.

Cited by: Richardson, J.T.E () Mature Students in Higher Education: II. An investigation of approaches to studying and academic performance, Studies in Higher Education, 20(1), UK: Brunel University.

This paper looks at the academic ability and perseverance of mature students. Available here. Academic success of mature students in higher education: a Portuguese case European Journal for Research o n the Education and Learning of A dults, Vol.

7, No.1,pp. 57 - 73 ISSN. Factors that Influences Students Academic Performance: A Case of Rift Valley University, Jimma, Ethiopia Geremew Muleta Akessa*, Abdissa Gurmesa Dhufera Department of Statistics, Jimma University, PO boxEthiopia Abstract University is one of the places where a systematically organized and scientifically oriented education is offered.

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ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS' IN SECONDARY EDUCATION IN KENYA: Factors Affecting Academic Performance in Schools in. This study was designed to investigate the factors affecting academic performance of undergraduate students of Uganda Christian University (UCU).

Emphasis was put on trying to establish the relationship between admission points, parents’ social economic status, former school background and academic performance of. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage This is what it's like to go to university as a mature student The benefit of studying as a mature student is that you gain confidence.

It’s a. Identifying the factors that influence academic performance is an essential part of educational research. Previous studies have documented the importance of personality traits, class attendance, and social network structure.

Because most of these analyses were based on a single behavioral aspect and/or small sample sizes, there is currently no quantification of the interplay of. Factors contributing to academic performance of students in a Junior High School - Anthony Abaidoo - Bachelor Thesis - Pedagogy - School System, Educational and School Politics - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

The nature of motivation and learning strategy use is vital to improving student learning outcomes. This study was intended to explore the motivational beliefs and learning strategy use by Liberian junior and senior high school students in connection with their academic performance.

It also solicited students’ self-reports about presumed factors hindering their learning. Time-management skills are acknowledged to be important but there has been little actual research on this topic with students.

In this study we examined the scores obtained from first-year students of psychology on a British version of an American time-management scale. The students were divided into three age groups: traditional-entry students - aged less than 21 years (N = Cited by: focuses significantly on the influence of parental involvement on minority students’ academic success Important reading for anyone involved in home-school relations/parental involvement in education, this book is highly relevant for courses devoted to or which include treatment of the s: 2.

One Mature Student Success Story among Many. Marcela Ganea, May 4views. Download PDF. He had to learn academic writing formalities and appreciate the difference between news writing and academic writing. He had been used to reading quickly, he could easily understand the books.

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Cited by: with student academic performance. The students’ performance (academic achievement) plays an important role in producing the best quality graduates who will become great leader and manpower for the country thus responsible for the country’s economic and social development (Ali).

Student academic performance measurement has.books, chemicals facilities) and the students’ academic performance in secondary schools in Ilala District, and to establish how guidance and counseling affect academic performance of students in secondary schools.

The study employed qualitative research design. Interview, focused group discussion and documentary.