Most Common Cause of Boredom Among High School Students in Academic Subjects

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Future Generation Philippine International School
Bldg. no. 223-225, Al-Baljourashi St., Suleimaniah District, Riyadh, K.S.A.

MOST COMMON CAUSE OF BOREDOM
AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
IN ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

In partial fulfilment of the requirements in
Thesis Writing

Agustin, Audrey C.
IV – Newton

Tr. Nadia Kathleen T. Manalaysay
January 21, 2012

Table of Contents

Title 1
Acknowledgment 5
Chapter One: The Problem and Its Background 6
Background of the Study 6
Statement of the Problem 7
Objectives 7
Null Hypotheses 8
Theoretical Framework 8
Conceptual Framework 9
Assumptions 10
Significance of the Study 10
Scope and Limitations 11
Definition of Terms 11
Chapter Two: Review of Related Literature and Studies 12 Introduction 12
Related Literature 12
Related Studies 14
Chapter Three: Methodology 18
Research Design 18
Research Sample 18
Research Instrument 19
Data Gathering 21
Statistical Treatment 21
Chapter Four: Presentation, Analysis, and Interpretation of Data 23
Introduction 23
Presentation of Data 24
Presentation of Tables 26
Data Analysis and Interpretation 32
Chapter Five: Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations 34
Summary 34
Conclusions 35
Recommendations 36
References 37
Appendices 39
Appendix A 39
Appendix B 40

Acknowledgment

This research study wouldn’t have been made possible without the guidance and the help of several individuals who, in one way or another, contributed and extended their invaluable support and cooperation in the completion of this thesis paper. First and foremost, I’d like to extend my utmost gratitude to Sir Greg L. Samar, who had introduced and taught us the proper ways of research during the time he was our thesis adviser and is one of the many who had helped initiate this study. Many thanks to Tr. Nadia Kathleen T. Manalaysay who had the patience to help us pull through all the way to the completion of our thesis papers and for her unselfish and unfailing support as our thesis adviser. And many thanks as well to Ma’am Zenaida C. Meren, assistant principal of Future Generation Philippine International School, for her words of encouragement and for boosting our self-confidence and to Ma’am Marie Con C. Caro for allowing me to conduct my survey. To all the respondents of the questionnaire of this thesis, thank you all for your cooperation during the conducting of this study’s survey. Your honest responses are well appreciated through this study’s cause. Last but not the least, my family, friends, and the one above all of us, the omnipresent God, for answering my prayers for giving me the strength and the knowledge to finish this thesis, thank you so much Dear Lord.

Chapter 1
The Problem and Its Background

Background of the Study
Boredom is what many would define as the feeling of being tired and impatient of a person or situation that is not interesting, exciting, or entertaining. Boredom is a condition where a person feels lazy and disinterested in doing something. When a person is like that, it won’t do any good to him/her. There are different cases of boredom; one is which that will be clarified in this research study, boredom among high school students in academic subjects. Boredom among high school students in academic subjects may be a serious problem. According to most articles, boredom is not a good habit for students,...
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