A study on gender differences in academic achievement at University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) / Jessita Joseph

Joseph, Jessita (2009) A study on gender differences in academic achievement at University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) / Jessita Joseph. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Educational statistics and worldwide media have reported a gender gap in academic achievement, with boys falling behind girls with regard to grades, high school graduation, and college enrollment and retention. This study examines the existence of genders gaps in education and the factors that lead into the lower performance of student. This study consist the reviewed from the student of Conservation Biology program in School of Science and Technology, UMS. 100 respondents were involved in this study which comes from Diploma, Bachelor, and Master and above level of student from that program. The findings shows that there is existence of gender differences in academic achievement and the factor, behaviors affected the student academic performance but not for the class environment.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Joseph, Jessita
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Differential psychology. Individuality. Self
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies > Behavior. Behavior modification
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Performance. Competence. Academic achievement
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies > Motivation in education. Interest. Attention
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Research
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Keywords: Gender differences; Academic achievement; University Malaysia Sabah; Behavior
Date: December 2009
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/52512
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