IMPACT OF COGNITIVE STYLE ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS

M. Balasubramaniam, Dr. D. Sivakumar

Abstract


The main aim of the study is to find out the significance difference in cognitive style and academic achievement of higher secondary students.  Survey method was adopted for this study.  The sample consists of 300 higher secondary students in and around Karur district.  Sample Random Sampling Technique was used. Cognitive style tool was used to collect the data. For the purpose of analysis ‘t’ test was used.  The findings of the study were: 1) There is no significant difference between male and female higher secondary students in their cognitive style. 2) There is significant difference between male and female higher secondary students in their academic achievement.  3) There is significant relationship between cognitive style and academic achievement of higher secondary students.

Keywords


Cognitive style, Academic achievement and Higher Secondary Students.

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