Author: Fatima Khalid
Supervisor: Shahnila Tariq
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The objective of the present study was to determine the relationship between learning engagement, academic motivation and performance in undergraduate students. It was hypothesized that there is a relationship between learning engagement, academic motivation and performance in undergraduate students. Correlational research design and convenient sampling technique was used to collect data. A sample of 120 undergraduate students comprised of 60 males and 60 females were recruited. Engagement Verses Disaffection (Skinner et al, 1990) and Academic Motivation Scale (Vallerand, 1992) were administered for assessment. Academic performance was measured by the student’s last semester CGPA. After the Pearson product moment correlation and hierarchal regression, the findings of this research revealed that learning engagement and academic motivation has significant relationship with academic performance while learning disaffection has negative relationship with academic performance.
Keywords: Learning Engagement, Academic Motivation, Performance.
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