Academic Stress: Its Relationship to Learning Attitude

Collaborative Faculty Research, 2019

12 Pages Posted: 7 Jul 2020

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Leah Samson

University of Warwick - School of Law

Conrado Lombrio

Eastern Samar State University, Guiuan Campus

Jocelyn Castro

Eastern Samar State University

Date Written: October 1, 2019

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between academic stress and learning attitude among public and private high school students of Guiuan. The descriptive-correlational study involved 556 junior students specifically grade 9 of public and private high schools of Guiuan district. To determine the profile of students’ academic stress and students’ learning attitude, a survey questionnaire was used. The Pearson-Product Moment Coefficient was the statistical tool used to examine the relationships between variables.

Based on the collected data, the findings revealed that majority of respondents had moderate academic stress. For the students’ learning attitude, most of the respondents had a moderate level of interest.

Meanwhile, the relationship between Academic Stress and Learning Attitude considered to be statistically significant having p< 0.001 and computed r value of -.166 which means a weak correlation between the two variables. Therefore, academic stress experienced by the students has an influenced on students learning attitude.

Keywords: Stress, Academic Stress, Learning Attitude, Learning Interest,

Suggested Citation

Samson, Leah and Lombrio, Conrado and Castro, Jocelyn, Academic Stress: Its Relationship to Learning Attitude (October 1, 2019). Collaborative Faculty Research, 2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3624588

Leah Samson

University of Warwick - School of Law ( email )

Coventry, West Midlands
United Kingdom

Conrado Lombrio

Eastern Samar State University, Guiuan Campus ( email )

Guiuan, Eastern Samar
United States

Jocelyn Castro (Contact Author)

Eastern Samar State University ( email )

Brgy. Salug, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Guiuan, PA Eastern Samar 6809
Philippines

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