A Study on Thinking Style and Academic Achievement Among High School Students in Vellore District

  • M Annamma M.Ed Student, GRT College of Education
  • P Karnan Assistant Professor in Education GRT College of Education
Keywords: Thinking style, Academic Achievement Gender, Types of management, Medium of instruction, Types of family, Order of Birth

Abstract

This study examined the relationship between Thinking style and academic achievement among high school students in Vellore district. The study adopted survey method of Research. Participants were 240 students from 3 different types of schools, Government, Aided and Private schools in vellore district. The research instrument used for data collection was: Thinking Styles Inventory developed by Dr.Amala Doss tested at 0.05 & 0.01 level of significance. The findings indicated that there is a positive relationship between Thinking style and  academic achievement among high school students in vellore district. It is found that there exists a positive relationship between thinking style and Academic Achievement. That there exists significance difference in thinking style with respect to  ender, Types of management, Medium of instruction, Types of family, Order of  Birth. And there is significance difference in Academic Achievement with respect to Types of management, medium of instruction, Types of Family, Order of Birth.

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2017-03-29
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Annamma, M., & Karnan, P. (2017). A Study on Thinking Style and Academic Achievement Among High School Students in Vellore District. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 5(2), 47-53. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2720
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