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| Published: December 25, 2016

Effect of Classroom Environment on Academic Achievement Motivation

Nihareeka Ranka

PG Student, Department of Psychology, J. N. Vyas University, Jodhpur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.017/20160484

DOI: 10.25215/0484.017

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This study will provide information for parents, educators and school administrator to reflect upon various aspects that help students in achieving their academic goals. In so doing, they can investigate the possibility of introducing those factors to their school, which may consequently lead to enhancing students educational out come in school. Previous studies of  Whitaker (2004),explored that main variable in the classroom is not the student, but the teacher. Tyler & Boelter, (2008) teacher expectations as strong and reliable predictors of performance among elementary, middle and high school students. Tyler and Boelter (2008b), positive teacher expectations were associated with high academic performance or academic gains; whereas negative teacher expectations resulted in decrease in academic performance. On basis of these views present study conducted in which Independent variable (IV) was influence of classroom environment and Dependent variable (DV) was academic achievement. Sharma academic achievement motivation test by Sharma (1984) and classroom environment scale (C.E.S) by Joshi and Vyas (1987) were use Sample of 30 students were taken, all were females and there mean age was 14.67. Finding revels that some of the factors of classroom environment had positive correlation with academic achievement, hence the hypothesis is partially conformed.

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Nihareeka Ranka @ dileep_shrma@yahoo.co.in

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.017/20160484

DOI: 10.25215/0484.017

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 8, October-December, 2016

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