Title

Comparative study on motivation and study habits of Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing students in De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who are required the qualifying grades of 80% and 75%

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Motivation in Education, Study Skills, Nursing Students

Abstract

This research was a quantitative non-experimental correlational research design. The research study catered to the 3rd year Batch 2018 and 2nd year Batch 2019 nursing students composed of 146 respondents who had a qualifying grade of 75% and 4th year Batch of 2017 nursing students which is composed of 48 responents who had a qualifying grade of 80%. The researchers utilized a non-probability sampling method and used an adapted modified questionnaire from motivational and self-regulated learning components of classroom academic performance, Journal of Educational Psychology of Indiana University by Pintrich an De Groot (1990), and combined with a thesis entitled “Perception of Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students Batch 2009 in De La Salle Health Sciences Institute on the removal of classroom attendance from the grading system of major subjects by King George Z. Diones, Joleene Millicent M. Gaa, Stephanie A. Quesada and Candice Day L. Rusia (2008). Data was analyzed using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). The highest level of motivation of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who were required the qualifying grades of 80% was the statement “become a disciple of God through nursing by helping the needy.” The highest level of motivation of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who were required the qualifying grades of 75% was the statement “work abroad for a better financial opportunity. The lowest level of motivation of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who were required the qualifying grades of 80% and 75% was the statement “have the lucrativeness to the profession.” Both average mean interpreted as good level of motivation. The highest level of study habits for both of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who were required the qualifying grades of 80% and 75% was the statement “limit myself on watching television and surfing the net.” The lowest level of study habits for both of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute who were required the qualifying grades of 80% and 75% was the statement “strengthen my study habits by reading notes every night.” The average mean for both groups was interpreted as very good level of study habits.

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