Factors Affecting the Academic Performance of Students at Risk with Learning Disabilities: Basis for Designing a Supportive Classroom Environment

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Factors Affecting The Academic Performance Of Students At Risk With Learning Disabilities: Basis For Designing A Supportive Classroom Environment   

Abstract Category: Education
Course / Degree: Ph.D. Mgmt
Institution / University: Capitol University, Philippines
Published in: 2011

Dissertation Abstract / Summary:
The main purpose of this study  was to determine  the specific learning disabilities, level of self efficacy , self esteem  multiple intelligences, parent  and teacher’s  involvement of students at risks with learning disabilities and their relationships to academic performance of  high school students at risk with learning disabilities in order to design a supportive classroom environment for these children.  This study was based on the theory   that academic performance of students at risk with learning disabilities is dependent on the self-efficacy, self-esteem, multiple intelligences and parents and teachers’ involvement. The self-efficacy includes general self efficacy and social self efficacy. The multiple intelligences   includes   the   Linguistic   Intelligence, Logical-Mathematical  Intelligence, Bodily Kinesthetic Intelligence , Musical Intelligenc, Interpersonal Intelligence , Intrapersonal Intelligence , Spatial Intelligence , and Naturist Intelligence. This study hypothesized that there is significant relationship between self-efficacy, self-esteem, multiple intelligence, parents and teachers’ involvement to the academic performance of students at risk with learning disabilities. The research design was descriptive using cross tabulation technique. The study was conducted at GCCNHS, Gingoog City . The  respondents of the study involved the thirty four ( 34 ) students at risk with LD. Five ( 5 ) sets of questionnaires were being administered to gather the needed data such as the Self efficacy Scale, Barksdale Self-esteem Evaluation  Index ( SEI), Multiple Intelligence Developmental Assessment ( MIDAS)  and Parent Involvement...
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