Why Students Get Poor Grades

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I. INTRODUCTION Background of the Topic “Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself”, said by Robin Cook. Education is essential as the food we eat. It plays an important role in our daily activities and will surely be a big part of our life in the future. For the parents, it is the most precious gift that they can give to their children that cannot be stolen. The importance of education is undeniable for every single person. It goes without saying that education has a positive effect on human life. All people need to study. Only with the beginning of education can people gain knowledge and enlarge their view over the world. For example, learning by watching TV or reading books gives people a huge…show more content…
But surely one of it is because they got failed grades. There are a number of possible reasons that students get poor grades. Some are external factors, such as the subject matter is too difficult, the teacher is hard to understand, and problems at home. Other reasons have to do with student attitudes, such as didn 't do homework and goofed off in class. Finally, there are reasons related to personal issues, such as test anxiety and problems concentrating. (Kurtus, 2012) The study aims to know the reasons why students get failing or low grades. This study will identify the possible root causes of this problem. The researchers chose this topic simply because a lot of students will benefit from this study. It isn’t that a broad topic or a big issue but this kind of problem will may lead into one. It will benefit the respondents in such a way that they will be aware of what causes failing or low grades. Prevention is better than cure. If a student will be able to know why he or she gets a failing or low grade, then he or she will have the chance to avoid it the next time…show more content…
Do the respondents experienced failed or low grades? In what subject? 2. What are the common possible reasons why students got failing or low grades? 3. What are the study habits of the respondents? Do they affect the academic performance of the respondents? How? 4. How do the respondents deal with their failing or low grades? 5. What are the effects of these failing or low grades in their lives as students? 6. How to prevent these circumstances? Scope and Limitations This study aims to identify the reasons why students get failing or low grades. The study involves the students in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Hospitality Management, higher level, of St. Dominic College of Asia, Academic Year 2015 – 2016. Specifically, this study will be conducted on Bachelor of Science in - 3AM. The researchers target to know the following information about the respondents: age, gender, year level, and course. This is to strengthen the conclusions and give proper justifications to the findings of the study. The study will not cover getting the details relating personal issues of the respondents. This is to protect, respect, and for the privacy of the respondents. Not unless they are willing to

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