The Effects of Peer Pressure on the Academic Performance

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"The Effects of Peer Pressure on the Academic Performance
of the Third Year Students in Roosevelt College Cubao
during S.Y. 2012 - 2013“

In Partial Fulfilment Of Requirement For Graduation in Secondary Education.

Group Leader:
Venedict M. Cadeliña
Members:
Darwin Paul Sumugat
Darwin Philip Sumugat
Saimon Joshua Mulawin
Joseph Dredd Rusuello
Albert Joseph Joves

CHAPTER 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
This chapter includes the main problem together with its specific questions and the background knowledge of the study. It will show us the different problems that the study aims to answer as it give benefits to many people in said institution. Through this chapter, the reader can now visualize on how the study will flow throughout the whole research. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY:

The researchers have chosen the topic which is “The Effects of Peer Pressure on the Academic Performance of the Third Year Students in Roosevelt College Cubao during S.Y. 2012 – 2013”. This research study steered to find out the effects of peer pressure to the academic performance and study habits of the respondents; everyone knows that students have a lot of feelings, pressure in subjects and activities which sometimes lead them to deviate in their academic performance.

Peer pressure effect depends on the group you belong. There are many risks, especially when your friends results to positive or negative peer pressure. With these vices from positive or negative peer pressure, it deprives the concentration and motivation of an individual to excel or failing in his academic performance in school. Peer pressure is very powerful because of everyday accompaniment with your friends; you will be able to cope and adopt their habits either bad or good, only to have the essence of belongingness´. Dependency to your peers gives a great impact of their influence, especially when your parents are away or out of town. Great supervision must be given in choosing who to be friends of. The researchers believed that it is not only the students who experience peer pressure but maybe also those people who are still fulfilling their educational college degree. Because of this idea, the researchers decided to conduct this study to explore how peer pressure affects the academic performance of the Third Year students of Roosevelt College Cubao.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM:
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of peer pressure on the academic performance of students Roosevelt College Cubao.
The study was designed to measure the effects of peer pressure on academic performances of the students. 1. What is the profile of the respondents in terms of the following? a. Gender
b. Economic Status
2. What is the academic performance of the respondents?
3. How do peer pressure influence the academic behavior of the respondents? 4. Is there a significant difference in the level of peer pressure experienced by the respondents when grouped according to profile variables? a. Study Habits

b. Behaviour and Values
c. Time Management
d. Vices

5. Is there significant relationship between the effects of peer pressure and the academic performance of the respondents?

THEORETICAL FRAME WORK:
This study about Peer Pressure and its effects in the outcome of the study in the variables. "The Effects of Peer Pressure on the Academic Performance of the Third Year Students in Roosevelt College Cubao during the S.Y. 2012 - 2013“

"The Effects of Peer Pressure on the Academic Performance of the Third Year Students in Roosevelt College Cubao during the S.Y. 2012 - 2013“

The effects of Peer Pressure in their academic performance

The effects of Peer Pressure in their academic performance

Tallying the results from questionnaires

Classifying the differences of the profile variables

Tallying the last and the present grades of the respondents

Tallying the results from questionnaires

Classifying...
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