The Impact of Academic Life Satisfaction on Achievement Motivation of School-Going Adolescents of South 24 Parganas District




Academic Life Satisfaction, Achievement Motivation, School-Going Adolescents


This study aims to ascertain the impact of academic life satisfaction on the development of achievement motivation of school-going adolescents. The research employs a descriptive survey method within a correlational research design. Data is collected through the Deo-Mohan (1985) Achievement Motivation Scale and the Multidimensional Student’s Life Satisfaction Scale (Huebner, 1994). The sample consists of 576 Bengali-speaking adolescents aged 14-16 years studying in classes IX and X from South 24 Parganas District. The findings reveal significant correlations between academic achievement motivation and multidimensional students’ academic life satisfaction. Adolescents with very high levels of achievement motivation also report very high levels of multidimensional life satisfaction in the case of family, friends, school, and living environment facets, except for academic self-satisfaction, which was at a high level. Adolescents with above-average levels of achievement motivation have very high levels of satisfaction with family and school and high levels of life satisfaction with friends, living environment, and self-satisfaction. Average motivated students have quality life experiences with their family, friends, school, and living environment. However, their achievement motivation was only average due to low academic self-satisfaction. Below-average motivated adolescents exhibit learned helplessness and report low levels of multidimensional life satisfaction.


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Mistry, S. (2024). The Impact of Academic Life Satisfaction on Achievement Motivation of School-Going Adolescents of South 24 Parganas District. MIER Journal of Educational Studies Trends and Practices, 14(1), 64–81.





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