The Effect Of Curricular Activities On Student Academic Performance

1454 WordsNov 20, 20156 Pages
The central purpose of this study is to examine the influence of extra-curricular activities on student academic performance. Specifically, does participation in extra-curricular activities have a positive effect on student academic well-being? This study is supposed to promote the research that supports student achievement in the field of education. Teachers and experts across the globe have been conducting research to improve student achievement for decades. Teachers simply want their students to be successful, achieve, and excel academically. This study will be conducted in Newton, Mississippi at Newton High School. Students will be used as participants in this study. Students participating in one or more extra-curricular activities will be included in the sample population. The study will be exploring the different possibilities of outcomes according to different independent variables. Design of the Study The study is designed to investigate the three research questions that I have developed. Each research question will include one dependent variable and one independent variable. Each research question will include one dependent variable and one independent variable. The first research question, “Is there a relationship between student GPA and extra-curricular activities?” has a dependent variable of student GPA and independent variable of number of extra-curricular activities. The second research question, “Is there a relationship between student GPA and number
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