SELF CONCEPT AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Keywords:self-concept, academic achievement, secondary school, Tumkur
The term self-concept is a general term used to refer to how someone thinks about, evaluates or perceives themselves. An adolescent who has an adequate self-concept is likely to follow the problem solving approach and tends to be spontaneous, creative, original and have high self esteem. This study is an attempt to investigate the influence of self-concept on academic achievement of secondary school students N=600.The researcher has selected a stratified disproportionate random sampling from the population of south zone taluk of Tumkur district. t-test was employed to analyse the data. This study revealed that students having high self-concept have higher academic achievement than students having low self-concept.
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