Influence of Achievement Goals and Engagement on the Academic Performance of Senior High School Transfer Students

Authors : Chloe R. Adorna

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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t:-Transferring to a new academic institution can be a challenging experience for students. This study determined the achievement goals and engagement and their influence on the academic performance of transfer students at Misamis University, Philippines. The quantitative study used the descriptive- correlational design in examining the relationship between academic goals and engagement to the academic performance of the respondents. The statistical tools used for the quantitative study were Mean, Standard deviation and Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient in analyzing the quantitative data. The respondents included 269 students from the different strands of Senior High School Department of Misamis University, School Year 2019-2020. They were selected through stratified random sampling using lottery technique. Results revealed that the achievement goals of the transfer students were good while their engagement was high. The academic performance of the respondents was very satisfactory. The students’ achievement goals as to mastery approach and the student’s agentic engagement had an influence on the academic performance of the students. The study concludes that the goals and engagement of the students can have effects on their achievement in school. The institution needs to maintain the learning environment that ensure effective instruction and a smooth teaching-learning process.

Keywords : Egagement, goals, involvement, performance, students


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