Active learning,student commitment and academic achievement among secondary school students in Makindye Division
Akumu, Dorika Hope
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The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between active learning, student commitment and academic achievement among secondary school students. The study adopted a correlation research design. A sample of 80 secondary school students were selected using simple random sampling technique to participate in the study. Data was collected using self administered questionnaires which were analysedusing statistical package for social science (SPSS). Results for Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) indicated that there was a positive significant relationship between active learning and academic achievement (r=.538**,p=.000). Therewas alao a significant relationship between student commitment and academic achievement(r=-2.39*,p=0.35). There was no relationship between active learning and student commitment. Therefore , recommendations to educators is that they should improve the learning environments of their students by ensuring effective learning practices and make them succeed academically.