Personal Values of Middle Stage Students in Relation to Their Academic Achievement
Issue: 2023 - Volume 48 [Issue 4]
S. S. Kushwaha *
V.M.L. Government Girls’ Degree College, Jhansi, U.P., India.
Institute of Education Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, U.P., India.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
The present study was conducted on middle stage students to analyze the relationship between their personal values and academic achievement which are very vital for success in life. On the basis of descriptive survey method, the sample of 520 middle stage students was drawn from Kanpur Nagar and Kannauj districts of U.P. with the help of stratified random sampling technique. Personal value scale prepared by Dr. Madhulika Verma and Vindeshwari Waxar Pawar was utilized for collection of data. The academic achievement was measured through the previous year annual exams results scores. With the help of SPSS Pearsons product moment correlation coefficient ‘r’ was calculated between the two variables. Critical Ratio ‘CR’ was calculated to assess the significant difference of personal values between high and low academic achievers. Result revealed that there is significant difference in the mean personal values scores between high achievers and low achievers among middle stage students. Based on the correlation analysis, it's concluded that there is a statistically significant positive correlation between personal values and academic achievement among middle stage students.
Keywords: Personal values, academic achievement, middle stage
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