Study Habits

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CHAPTER I

I. Introduction

A. A Background of the Study

Students usually become aware of study skills when their learning habits are limiting their potential, don’t suit their personalities, or the causing significant levels of anxiety before exams. Skills or study strategies are approaches that are applied to learning. As human beings we are constantly in one learning process after the other. And it is therefore important that we understand that what might work for us doesn’t necessarily have to work for other. However, it is still important that students should be consistent along with their studies.

According to the theories of study habits, there are broadly two types of students; the first category is of the students who study for a shorter duration, have good concentration and are able to get good grades without much effort. The second category includes the students who have poor concentration. These people need to work hard to get good grades. With a regular study habit you will find that the child will study at time that it is deemed normal to study.

The quality of a nation depends upon the quality of its citizens. The quality of citizens depends on the quality of their education and quality of education besides other factors depends upon study habits and study attitude of the learners, pupil, or student. Quality of education is reflected through academic achievement which is a function of study habits and study attitudes of the students. Thus to enhance the quality of education, it is necessary to improve the study habits and study attitudes of the students.

To improve study habits and study attitudes of the students, those factors is needed to be identified which affect these characteristics adversely. Identification of these factors may lead towards remedial measures. To identify factors having negative effect on study habits and study attitudes, to propose remedial measures and to employ strategies for the development of good study...
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