Few would argue that advanced teacher training does not make a difference in student achievement. In fact, Professor William Sanders of the University of Tennessee argues persuasively that "the single most dominant factor affecting student academic gain is teacher effect."1 However, little statistical research is available for evaluating which type of training and teaching degree has the best effect on student achievement. As the demand for higher academic achievement and accountability in public education grows, it is important to determine whether teachers who hold advanced degrees in education as a general field are more effective than those who have degrees in specific subjects like English or math. http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2000/09/cda00-09-effects-of-advanced-teacher-training-on-student-achievement By jasminkatevallez, Dec 2011
Determining the factors that influence the class performance of a student is challenging since the subject involves in environmental factors and socio-economic that affects society in different generation. Class performance is a term used to define how students deal effectively with something difficult to accomplish different tasks given to them.
Freshmen college students experienced many challenges to overcome their weakness and achieve their goals. It takes more than just studying. Going into college for the first time can be a challenging and scary experience for incoming freshmen. When a freshmen student enters the classroom they observe their surroundings and wish to be active in class. There are some students who are afraid of saying the wrong answer and worry about how other students will view about them. The first year of college is an emotional and transitional period for young people. Students must adopt the changes that happened in their environment, continue working with others and maintain a good relationship with them.
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