Parental Involvement On Student Motivation And Academic Achievement

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Protection of Human Rights Since this study involves collecting data from minors a full board review must be conducted by the IRB. In order to ensure human subjects are protected, no questions on the survey will expose participants to unnecessary and atypical physical or psychological harm. (Mertler 2016). Participants will be warned that some survey questions may cause discomfort as a precautionary measure since the study deals with participants from vulnerable populations. (Mertler 2016). Subject participation is voluntary and they can chose to end their participation at any time. All surveys will remain confidential. Participants may gain a better understanding of self-motivation in relation to academic achievement. Parent or guardian…show more content…
Another limitation to this study is the possibility of low response rates and financial requirements. Mailing surveys will get expensive and responses are not guaranteed. This limitation is addressed to the best of the study’s ability by including a large sample size and providing incentives for returned surveys. Another major limitation of survey research designs is the reliability of self reported data. “Even though people believe they are being accurate, they may in fact not be. Essentially, we are collecting information on their perceptions of what they believe to be accurate.” (Mertler 2016). Participants may also respond to surveys the way they think the researcher wants them to respond. “Although unavoidable when conducting survey research, researchers have an obligation to recognize and acknowledge that respondents may be providing socially acceptable responses.” (Mertler 2016). References Bennett, C. A. (2017). “Most won’t do it!” Examining homework as a structure for learning in a diverse middle school. American Secondary Education, 45(2), 22–36. doi: Fox, K. R. (2016). Homework as a family literacy practice: What counts as best practices for children deemed as high risk for academic failure due to socioeconomic status. School Community Journal, 26(2), 215–234. Gonida,
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