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motivational factors affecting the academic performance of the students

By Mac-Cruzado III Oct 17, 2014 951 Words
MOTIVATIONAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE STUDENTS IN CAVITE STATE UNIVERSITY- IMUS CAMPUS

Jessa C. Mercado
Macario A. Cruzado III
Armielyn D. Aguinaldo

A research proposal submitted to Ms. Azelle Charese Agdon. Instructor, Department of Economics Cavite State University Imus City, Cavite. In partial fulfilment of the requirement for subject DCEE 28, Methods of Research Bachelor of Science in Office Administration

INTRODUCTION

Motivation is a process of satisfying students different needs and expectations, therefore, Administrators have to be aware of and analysis those unique, individual’s needs. Administrators have the difficult task of how they can improve the performance of the students. They have to increase students attention towards their goals and direct their behavior.

It is important to know to motivate the students in their academic performance, because it will affect their learning’s, setting goals and to be successful in their chosen field. Many students have their own ways on how they can motivate their selves to perform well. Now a day, there are many factors affecting the performance of the students.

The Cavite State University it’s humble beginning in 1906 as the Indang Intermediate School with the American Thomasites as the first teachers. Several transformations in the name of the School took place. In 1918- Indang Farm School. In 1927- Indang Rural High School and then to Don SeverinoNational Agriculture School in 1958. The name Don Severino is in honor of Don Severino De las Alas who was then the Secretary of interior in the Aguinaldo revolutionary government. Don Severino donated a tract of land for use as fuel feed laboratory by the School.

In the first semester of S.Y 2003-2004 Cavite State University opened a branch campus in Imus, Cavite. The Trece Martires Campus was established through the memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed on May 15, 2005 to start offering courses on the first semester of school year 2005-2006. In the first semester of school year 2006-2007, Cavite State University opened a branch Campus in Silang cavite. At present the whole Cavite State University system has ten campuses in different municipalities of Cavite with a total of 18,563 registered students as to its population.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
This research aimed to determine the motivational factors affecting the academic performance of the students in Cavite State University- Imus Campus. 1. What is the students profile in terms of?

Age
Programmed enrolled
Year
Enrollment Status
2. What is the academic performance of the students in terms of Grade Point Average (GPA) last semester (2nd semester of School Year 2013-2014) ? 3. What is the factors that most affecting the academic performance of the students?

Importance of the Study
The information and data gathered to this research which were beneficial to the Students, for them to know how this study helped to motivate and also give them knowledge about these factors can truly affect their academic performance. To the Instructor, this research helped them to know how they can motivate their students. Lastly, to the future researchers, this will serve as a guide and give them an idea to their future research.

Objectives of the Study
Generally, the research conducted to determine and analyze the motivational factors that affecting the academic performance of the students in Cavite State University- Imus Campus.
Specifically it aimed;
To know the profile of the students in terms of:
Age
Gender
Program enrolled/Year & section
Status
To know their Grade Point average (GPA) last semester (2nd of School Year 2013- 2014). To identify what are the motivational factors can affect most the academic performance of the students.

Conceptual Framework

Figure 1. Factors affect the Academic Performance
This figure shows that factors have a big effect to the student for them to increase their academic performance. The factors are very important because it will lead you to achieve such goals in life and to be successful in future. In increasing student academic performance, they must have their own ways how they can motivate their selves or what can motivate them. In every success, there is a factor on it. Whenever it’s a simple motivation, it always helped them to get what they want. In students, motivation has a big factor on how they increased the academic performance or excel at the school. Also the teachers and instructors must have their ways how they can motivate the students.

Time and Place of the Study
The idea of the research entitled “Motivational Factors affecting the academic performance of the students in Cavite State University- Imus Campus” when the researchers observed the students and think about how or what factors may affect to increase their academic performance.

The study started on August 2014 and ended on September 2014 covering the Cavite State University Imus Campus, Palico IV Imus City Cavite.

Scope and Limitation
This research covered the motivational factors affecting the academic performance of the students of Cavite State University Imus Campus. This study intends to know what or how the students truly motivate these factors. The researchers also collected some important data from the school to further access this matter. Finally, they conduct a survey to the students to gather data in order to them to get a result to this study.

Definition of Terms

Motivation – the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something, condition of being eager to act or work. Factors – the influences that contributes to the result or outcomes. Skills – the ability to do something that comes from training experiences or practice. Cavite State University – A place were the primary concern of the researcher. Goals – Something that you are trying to do or achieve.

Enrollment Status – the status of the student whether they are “regular or irregular”.

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