* this study is to provide awareness and better understanding of how their current study habits affected their academic performance to 1st year college students * gives them a more focused and clear perspective on how the specific behaviors related to their studies influenced study habits * this study also gives a much deeper understanding of their selves as students considering that the college life is typically beset of developmental adjustment demands * this study should still consider some factors that may be considered for studying effectively in improving his or her study habits. * The purpose of this study is to describe an information-processing perspective on the contribution of study skills , and to identify evidence-based strategies that are effective in helping students to improve their study skills
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Learning is acquiring new, or modifying existing, knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information and a continuous process. There are many ways to attain learning. One way to attain learning is by studying at school. School is an institution to help people to learn. One should study not only in school but also outside of the school. One’s should know how to manage their time and the things they will do. Good study habit should takes place but we know that there are many things that affect our study habit that is why many students are failing their grades. Is Home environment, advance technology, class schedule, or the people around you affects your study habits? Many students, today, are dropping and failing their subjects. This study aims to know what factors affect students study habits. The researcher wants to understand why students are neglecting school activity. The researcher will conduct the study at Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta.Rosa Laguna, particularly, to the 1st year BSA students of College of Accountancy School Year 2012-2013. The researcher is interested to know the factors that affects the study habits of the students of College of Accountancy in polytechnic university of the Philippines Santa Rosa extension
Changes in behavior naturally occur in college students. Nowadays, students spend their vacant time for doing their habits instead of advancing their studies. Some of this habits make them forgot to do their school responsibilities because of enjoyment that it caused to them. Playing computer games, watching their favorite television shows and hanging out with their friends are the common habits of college students. Good study habits are the key to learning. Everyone cannot be brilliant but everyone can learn how to study. Effective study habits, even highly intelligent student failed due to inefficient work and lack of knowledge on how to study effectively. Important skills for study have to be learned and practiced. Moreover, students who put in more classrooms how and who work to a more regular program of study have a better academic performance. Study habits tend to be formed in the early grades and in the most instances, do not materially improve after elementary school. Some students often complain about mental inability or strain or lack of interest in studies. Other thinks they are not capable. The extent of the student’s learning in academics may be determined by the grades a student earns for a period of learning has been done. It is believed that a grade is a primary indicator of such learning. If a learner earns high grades it is concluded that they may also have learned a lot while low grades indicate lesser learning. However, many experiences and studies found out that there are also several factors that would account for the grades. No single factor can be definitely pointed out as predicting...