Self-esteem and its effects on the academic performance of students

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Self-Esteem and Academic Performance of Academia de Sophia International Junior High School Students Stephen Job M. Rimando TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Title Page ……………………………………………………………………………………… 1 Acknowledgment ……………………………………………………………………………………… 2 Table of Contents ……………………………………………………………………………………… 3 List of Figures ……………………………………………………………………………………… 5 List of Tables ……………………………………………………………………………………… 6 CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM Background of the Study ………………………………………………………… 7 Theoretical Framework ………………………………………………………… 10 Paradigm of the Study…show more content…
According to Purkey, some researches like Goldberg’s, Shaw and Alves’, Durr and Schmatz’s did show that underachievers are generally less confident and less ambitious, less self-accepting, and has a lack of sense of personal worth.Because students with low self-esteem have lower ambitions they tend to easily give up on the work they are assigned to do, this is why students with low self-esteem most of the time have bad academic performance. According to the research of Harris (2009) about the relationship of self-esteem and academic performance of African-American students in the minority engineering programs, she found out that self-esteem had a high correlation with academic performance as measured by the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory Adult form (CSEI-A) and academic success. Furthermore, she concluded that it was similar to the results of Bankston & Zhou (2002), Lockett & Harrell (2003), Schmidt & Padilla (2003), West, Fish & Stevens (1980) except for the findings of Van Laar (2000) who reported little to no relationship between self-esteem and academic success in African American students. From the research of Dimar (2011), it shows that self-esteem and academic performance has an effect on Filipino students. It shows that females are more affected when it comes to academic performance. The study aims to know if
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