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Influences on academic achievement in Uganda

Stephen P. Heyneman

Influences on academic achievement in Uganda

a "Coleman report" from a non-industrial society.

by Stephen P. Heyneman

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Published by University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English


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Thesis - Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975.

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Open LibraryOL21620373M

in African countries like Nigeria and Uganda have confirmed that SES has an impact on IQ and academic achievement (Overton & Chapell, ; Considine & Zappala, ; Heyneman, ). Although the effects of quality of education on IQ and academic achievement have not been explored as thoroughly, it seems reasonable to suggest that,File Size: KB. Despite the evidence that the quality of a school building affect students’ academic achievement, most public schools, in Enugu state are in poor physical condition. It is in line with this that Earthman () opined that the building in which students spends a good .

Some of these factors are student's level of dedication to academic pursuit, availability of academic resources (e.g., books, lecture notes, etc.), timely and regular examination preparation, and. The effect of learning environment factors on students' motivation and learning Mary Hanrahan, Centre for Mathematics and Science Education, Queensland University of Technology, AustraliaFile Size: KB.

A Case Study of selected Schools in Kabale District. Download immediately. Reasons that have caused poor academic performance in secondary schools. The influence of family background on the students’ academic performance. The education level of parents. The effect of income of parents. Measures to improve academic performance. the effects of early literacy development on academic success in the educational setting and implications for educational leaders and teachers by. julie a. antilla. submittted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in education at northern michigan university. ap approved by: date.


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Influences on Academic Achievement: A Comparison of Results from Uganda and More Industrialized Societies. Heyneman, Stephen P. Findings in industrialized countries, such as those of Jencks and Coleman, indicate that socioeconomic status has a strong influence on academic achievement and that school effects are of lesser by: Influences on Academic Achievement: A Comparison of Results from Uganda and More Industrialized Societies* STEPHEN P.

HEYNEMAN The George Washington University Sociology of EducationVol. 49 (July) "School Influences on academic achievement in Uganda book "account for only. The determinants of academic performance of the students include, class. participation, class assignments, home-work assignments, tests, examinations, and.

participation in competitions or other Author: Radhika Kapur. strong influence on academic achievement and that school effects are of lesser importance. This study of socioeconomic influences and school influences on the performance of 23, Ugandan children taking the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) tests the validity of these findings for Uganda, a less developed nation.

Participants. Academic performance refers to the level of performance in school, accomplishment or success in school”.

However, academic performance is the core of educational growth (Aremu & Oluwole, ). Jansen () defined academic performance as the process of developing the capacities and poten-Cited by: 2.

scholastic aptitude of teachers influences their ability to increase student achievement. _____ *We wish to thank the staff of the Florida Department of Education's K Education Data Warehouse for their assistance in obtaining and interpreting the data used in this study. c) Lack of Teacher Competency: Globally, poor pupil academic performance is caused by so many factors as alluded above.

Jazmawi () suggested that the problem of poor academic is a global problem that any community is hardly devoid of it, that twenty pupils of every hundred have weakness in the academic Size: KB.

The purpose of this study was to analyse the effect that participating in extracurricular sporting activities has on academic performance among students in higher education. Prior research on this topic has yielded contradictory results: while some authors find a positive effect of sports participation on academic outcomes, others report a Cited by: 9.

Reviews "International Guide to Student Achievement is a weighty college-level examination that draws together various theories and the latest international research on what makes students into achievers, and is a top recommendation for educators who would look at not another strategy-oriented guide, but a compilation of research that considers all the major influences known to shape student.

Book Description. Stimulated by the publication of The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris, Parenting and the Child's World was conceived around the notion that there are multiple sources of influence on children's development, including parenting behavior, family resources, genetic and other biological factors, as well as social influences from peers, teachers, and the community at large.

factors affecting students’ academic performance: a case study of puplic secondary schools in ilala district, dar-es-salaam, tanzania jamillah h.

maganga a dissertation submmited in partial fulfilment for the requirements of the master degree in education administaration, planning and policy studies of the open university of tanzania File Size: KB. 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.

Education Inputs In Uganda: An Analysis of Factors Influencing Learning Achievement in Grade Six in in-service training focused on pedagogical practices than on training teachers to acquire academic qualifications.

The study also points to the need to examine and include teacher effectiveness as key criteria for determining teacher Cited by: Factors Affecting Students’ Quality of Academic Performance: A Case of Secondary School Level 2| students’ performance remains at top priority for educators. It is meant for making a difference locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

Educators, trainers, and researchers have long been interested in. Abstract. Using a 1-year prospective design, this study examined the influence of family status variables (family income, parental education, family structure), parenting variables (maternal support and restrictive control), peer support, and neighborhood risk on the school performance of African American junior high school by: Introduction.

A substantial proportion of adolescents' time is spent with peers and in school settings (e.g., Juster et al.,Larson, ).These social influences impact the academic outcomes of adolescents. Adolescent peers have been characterized as both promoting pro-achievement or anti-achievement values and behaviors (e.g., Eamon and Altshuler,Gutman et al.,Shin et al Cited by: 5.

FACTORS AFFECTING ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY BY This study was designed to investigate the factors affecting academic performance of undergraduate students of Uganda Christian University (UCU).

Emphasis was put on influences academic achievement. According to Minnesota measures ( The study investigates the influence of a father and mother's education on the academic achievement of their child. The investigation is based on data sourced from the Southern African Consortium for Monitoring Education Quality survey comprising 5, records of sixth grade students enrolled in Ugandan primary schools.

Students' percentage scores in the health sciences, reading, and Cited by: 4. Sentamu (), Kwesiga () and Portes and Macleod () as cited in Considine andZappala () all argue that the type of school a child attends influences academic ing to Minnesota measures (), a journal report on higher education performance,which was produced by the University of Minnesota, the most reliable.

A person's culture and upbringing has a profound effect on how they see the world and how they process information. This fact was discussed by Richard Nisbett in his work, The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently-- and why Nisbett worked with psychologists in Japan and China and determined that the holistic way of viewing the world typical of many students.

and they are capable of promoting or diminishing him in self worth and academic performance (Ekanem, ). The family, being a powerful influence on the child and its importance as a primary agent of socialization could in no doubt enhance or hinder the academic achievement of the child depending on the social climate in the family.ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT 3 Stephen P.

Heyneman, “Influence on Academic Achievement: A Comparison of Results from Uganda and More Industrialized Societies”, Sociology of Education 46 (); and later Stephen P. Heyneman and William A.

Cited by: variables on academic achievement is very complex. The present study is aimed at achieving the following objectives. 1. To study the influence of Socio Economic Status on academic achievement of secondary school students. 2. To study the relationship between Socio Economic status and Academic Achievement of secondary school Size: KB.