Part-Time Jobs and Bcit Students

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[SURVEY REPORT]
[Part-Time Jobs and BCIT students]
[Name: Ali & Thanh]
2012

Introduction
As a student in college, the knowledge learned from school is important, but it seems that experiences are also useful. Working part-time job during school time is quite popular in North America, but in some other countries, most of the students just focusing on study. There are some advantages and disadvantages for student who works part-time job. For example, students might get different experiences when they are doing part-time job. Once they graduate, they will have more opportunities than other students who do not have working experience in the employee market. However, how to manage their time for studying and working become an important but difficult issue. This report is going to analysis how part-time job influence BCIT students.

Method
First of all, I read five references about how part time job affect students and understand that there are some advantages and disadvantages. Subsequently, I formulated a research question according to this topic. The survey question was do student think that having part time job can affect their study performance. Moreover, I also created a hypothesis of this survey question. The hypothesis was Part-time jobs may have several negative effects on BCIT students’ studies due to students will have less time for study. On the other hand, part-time jobs can bring them some benefits, such as gaining work experiences, developing social skills and earning some money. Secondly, according to the survey question and hypothesis, I created 10 survey questions to test my hypothesis. In these 10 questions, I tried to figure out the causes of part time job affect students’ study performance. Thirdly, I conducted the survey in British Columbia Institute of Technology Burnaby campus. My partner and I randomly picked 20 responds and asked them survey questions Finally, we carried the data back home and analyzed them. In addition, we made...
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