| Published: March 25, 2016
Study of Relationship between Affective Variables and Academic Achievement among Adolescents
This study examined the affective variables, namely study habits and academic self concept to determine if they are correlated and have an impact on adolescents’ academic achievement. Subjects comprised 480 randomly selected students of class XIIth of the 10+2 schools in Darbhanga town (Bihar). They were asked to complete Study Habit Inventory by Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay & Dr. D. N. Sansanwal (2002) and Academic Self Concept Scale (ASCS) by Reynolds et al. (1980) in normal classroom situation. Statistical analyses were performed to ascertain the relationship between affective variables & academic achievement and their effects on academic achievement of adolescents (both rural and Urban). Findings of the study revealed that (1) there is a significant positive correlation between study habits, academic self concept and academic achievement and (2) there is a significant difference between boys and girls( both rural and urban) on the variables, study habits, academic self concept and academic achievement. It was recommended that similar research with appropriate methodology and design may be used to ascertain the degree of conformity which this research has on the above said variables.
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© 2016 I M Alam
Received: January 30, 2016; Revision Received: February 22, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016