Research Paper

Topics: High school, Education, Classroom Pages: 8 (1940 words) Published: August 11, 2013
THE EFFECTS OF CLASS POPULATION IN THEIR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE STUDENTS OF MARIKINA CHRISTIAN INTEGRATED SCHOOL, SCHOOL YEAR 2012-2013

Submitted By:
Jedidiah Ysis G. Gutierrez
Alyssa Matulac

Submitted To:
Ms. Gerda Cruz
Teacher, Method of Research

August 1, 2013
CHAPTER I- THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
A. Background of the Study
Class Population is the reason why students cannot focus and can be easily distracted. It causes the students to be timid and refrain from asking question to their teacher.
The Researchers wanted to know the effects of class population in the academic performance of the students of Marikina Christian Integrated School. They wanted to know whether their poor grades were due to class population or not.

The researchers had experienced difficulties in studying due to class population in Marikina Christian Integrated School. They wanted to know if other students also experience this kind of difficulty.

B. Research Paradigm
Class Population of the Respondents

Effects of Class Population

Good Effects of Class Population

Bad Effects of Class Population

Academic Performance of the Students

C. Statement of the Problem
The researchers’ main objective in this project was to determine “The Effects of Class Population in the Academic Performance of the Students of Marikina Christian Integrated School, School Year 2012-2013”. Most specifically; this study sought to answer the following questions: 1.) What is the profile of the respondents in terms of the following variables: a. Age

b. Gender
c. Average number of students per class.

2.) What is the effect of class population to the academic performance of the respondents in Marikina Christian Integrated School, School Year 2012-2013?

3.) What is the academic performance of the respondents in school year 2012-2013?

4.) Is there any significant difference between the academic performance of the respondents who are many in class and that of those who are not?

D. Hypothesis
There is no significant difference between the academic performance of the respondents who are many in class and that of those who are not.

E. Significance of the Study
The groups of people who will be benefited in this study are the following: 1.) The Students – For them to know the effects of their class population to their academic performance. The information about the bad effects of average number of students per class may help them realize that they have to focus in spite of their population in class.

2.) The Teachers- For them to realize that there are so many students that may cause difficulty in the academic performance of the students.

3.) The Parents- For them to know where to enroll their child whether in a school with numerous students in a class or not. To help them know the effects of the number of students per class to the academic performance of their child.

F. Scope and Delimitation
The survey was conducted in Marikina Christian Integrated School only. The respondents were Grade 7, Grade 8 and year III. The basis of this research was the academic performance of the respondents of school year 2012-2013. This study was about the effects of the class population in the academic performance of the respondents. This study did not include the causes of the class population to their academic performance.

G. Definition of Terms

1) Academic Performance is the average grade of the students in their report card for the school year 2012-2013.

2) Highschool Students are group of respondents used by the researchers to answer their survey questions, school year 2013-2014. These are the Grade 7, Grade 8 and Year III, school year 2012-2013.

3) Respondents are group of students who answered the survey questions.

4) Class Population is the average number of students in a particular class. The ideal number of students per class...
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