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The Effects of Social Factors in the Academic Performance of the Bbte Students College of Education

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POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
STA. MESA, MANILA

THE EFFECT OF THE SOCIAL FACTORS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE SELECTED STUDENTS IN THE BACHELOR IN BUSINESS TEACHER EDUCATION OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

SBUMITTED BY:
FLORENTINO, MARJORIE S.
BENLOT, ZENNY T.
FIESTADA, NATALIE JANE F.
BBTE III-3D

SUBMITTED TO:
DR. CAROLINE SUMANDE

I. INTRODUCTION

In entering a new environment like universities and colleges, students tend to be joining in a lot of peer groups in order for them to have new friends and easily adjust to their new environment. But in joining in these groups, there are effects which can be sited in their academic performance. A lot of college students, nowadays, are having much time in their other activities and agendas rather than being focused on their studies. There are many social factors affecting one’s academic performance. These factors include the organizations, student cults or the fraternities, sports activities, and romantic relationships. These could use a lot of time for the students that should be utilized in their academic activities like reviewing and reading notes. Sometimes, these could also affect their academics by means of being more attached to one of the social factors mentioned. According to a research done by Mukul Bhalla (2003), students who are involved in a romantic relationship are motivated in their academics but tend to be more stressful because they are forced to manage their time. Also according to Victoria Erin (2010), some students who are members of student cults not just lose their focus but also are a destructive social relationship to their life. It is also mentioned in the article of Grace Anne Harmony (2008) that some fraternities tend to be deadly to the society. The question now and purpose of this study is to identify those selected BBTE students who are involved in these social factors and its effects to...