Science learning motivation as correlate of students’ academic performances

Nhorvien Jay P. Libao, Jessie John B. Sagun, Elvira A. Tamangan, Agaton P. Pattalitan, Maria Elena D. Dupa, Romiro Gordo Bautista

Abstract


This study was designed to analyze the relationship  of students’ learning motivation and their academic performances in science. The study made use of 21 junior and senior Biological Science students to conclude on the formulated research problems. The respondents had a good to very good motivation in learning science. In general, the extent of their motivation do not vary across their sex, age, and curriculum year. Moreover, the respondents had good academic performances in science. Aptly, extrinsic motivation was found to be related with their academic performances among the indicators of motivations in learning science. 


Keywords


Motivation, Science Learning, Academic Performances.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3926/jotse.231


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Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2011-2018

Online ISSN: 2013-6374; Print ISSN: 2014-5349; DL: B-2000-2012

Publisher: OmniaScience