A Study of Consciousness Of University Students In Relation to The Academic Achievement And Level Of Education
Keywords:Academic Achievement, Consciousness.
The present empirical study was designed to study the correlation between the academic achievement and consciousness at two different educational levels of the university. The study was a non-experimental correlation study which was conducted on 150 students (75 graduates, 75 post graduates) of Faculty of Education, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. The number of male and female students was in the ratio of 65:35. A willing participation of the students in the study was sought. Consciousness Quotient Inventory by Brazdau (2008) was used to assess consciousness quotient of the university students at two different educational levels (i.e. graduation and post-graduation). To measure the academic achievement of the students, students' scores of internal and external assessment at the university were considered. Pearson's Product Moment Correlation was used to find out correlation between the scores of Academic achievement and consciousness quotient. Results indicated a significant positive correlation between academic achievement and Consciousness of the students at the two educational levels at the university. Moreover, results indicated the rise in consciousness level with the rise in the educational level at the University. At the end of the paper, educational implications of the study are provided for the teachers, educators, administrators and other people associated with the field of education.
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