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Enhancing Academic Excellence in a Malaysian Secondary School Via The Development of Strategic Study Orientation Skills Devices

Mohd Ghani, Awang and Suriya Kumar, Sinnadurai and Muhammad Nubli, Abdul Wahab (2014) Enhancing Academic Excellence in a Malaysian Secondary School Via The Development of Strategic Study Orientation Skills Devices. International Journal of Science Commerce and Humanities (IJSCH). ISSN 2052-6164 (In Press)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to develop study orientation strategic tools towards achieving academic excellence among form five science stream students of Sg. Isap Secondary School. The measurement of study orientation skills is done by innovating a website based on a survey of study habits and attitudes questionnaire (SSHA) The students’ study orientation skills are analyzed and sorted into; higher achievers, normal achievers and lower achievers. 23 respondents were selected by simple random The research uses Quasi-experimental design with a pre-test and post-test by comparing both group samples. The finding has shown that the study orientation skills (SOS) website was able to measure SOS effectively among the group respondents. There is a significant difference in SOS between pre-test and post test scores of the respondents and also shows that there is a correlation between SOS and GPA scores in pre-test and post-test within and between each group. Keywords: study orientation, study habits, attitude academic excellence,strategic tools,academic performance

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: PM Dr. Mohd Ghani Awang
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 02:42
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 06:52
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/7002
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