The Effects of Study Habits on Academic Performance....

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La Salle University
Ozamiz City, 7200

“THE EFFECT OF STUDY HABITS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECOND YEAR ACCOUNTANCY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SUMMER IN LA SALLE UNIVERSITY, OZAMIZ CITY, SCHOOL YEAR 2010”

A research proposal
Presented to:
Mr. Raymundo Dolor, CPA, MBA, LLB

In Partial Fulfilment
Of the Requirements for the Subject ACTW

By Emphasis, Hazel G. Zamoras, Jaykie Luzette

ABSTRACT
This study identifies whether study habits bring positive or negative effects to the academic performance of students. This study gives sufficient information on which study habits bring high General Percentage Average of students. . Introduction The extent of student’s learning in
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Reading is an attempt to absorb the thought of the author and know what the author is conveying (Leedy 1956). Studying is the interpretation of reading materials. Study habits and skills are particularly important for college students, whose needs include time management, note taking, Internet skill, the elimination of distractions, and assigning a high priority to study. . Marcus Credé and Nathan R. Kuncel (2008) in their research at the University of Albany said that Study habit, skill, and attitude inventories and constructs were found to rival standardized tests and previous grades as predictors of academic performance, yielding substantial incremental validity in predicting academic performance. The meta-analysis examined the construct validity and predictive validity of 10 study skill constructs for college students. They found that study skill inventories and constructs are largely independent of both high school grades and scores on standardized admissions tests but moderately related to various personality constructs; these results were inconsistent with previous theories. Study motivation and study skills exhibit the strongest relationships with both grade point average and grades in individual classes. They also said that Academic specific anxiety was found to be an important negative predictor of performance. In addition, significant variation in the validity of specific inventories is shown. Scores on traditional study habit
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