The Effects of Study Habit on the Academic Performance of Students

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THE EFFECT OF STUDY HABIT ON STUDENT ACADEMIC PARFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF LAPAI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF NIGER STATE. BY POPO-OLA OLAYINKA RUTH U11/FEA/ACE/028 DEPARTMENT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND COMMINITY DEVELOPMENT FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND ART IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABAGIDA UNVERSITY LAPAI, NIGER SATE. AUGUST, 2015 TABLE OF CONTEN Title page…………………………………………………………………………………………i Approval…………………………………………………………………………………….ii Dedication…………………………………………………………………………………..iii Acknowledgment……………………………………………………………………………iv Table of content ………………………………………………………………………….….v Abstract………………………………………………………………………………..……..ix CHAPTER One 1.0 Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………1 2.1 Background of the…show more content…
Successful students adopt positive attitude towards study and do not waste time or energy. However, habits are first form at home, such as neatness, respect for elders, honesty and friendliness and so on, being taught by parents. When a child start going to school more habit are being taught by the teachers such are seen in skills and methods of drilling children into desirable habit as spelt out in the curriculum. It is observed that effective study habits dose not just happen, but acquired. As such it has to go through mental processes. Apart from high intellectual endowment, differences in academic performance among students could be attributed to differences in study habits. Some of the problems associated with study habit include: * Inability to make use of the library facilities. * Lack of concentration capacity, poor examination technique. * Inability to share and contribute meaningfully to study group, poor time allocation, poor consultation with teachers, counselors and fellow students. * Unhealthy social-economic back ground of the student family. This problem of study is a global one. Most students do not acknowledge that they have poor study habits. This is partly shown in the fallen standard of academic performance in our educational institutions. Majority of students complain about other factors being responsible for their poor academic performance. Their hardly complain about their study habits. The result is parents and teachers are
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