International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education

Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics
AMA 10th edition
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Capuno R, Necesario R, Etcuban JO, Espina R, Padillo G, Manguilimotan R. Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2019;14(3), 547-561. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768
APA 6th edition
In-text citation: (Capuno et al., 2019)
Reference: Capuno, R., Necesario, R., Etcuban, J. O., Espina, R., Padillo, G., & Manguilimotan, R. (2019). Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 14(3), 547-561. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768
Chicago
In-text citation: (Capuno et al., 2019)
Reference: Capuno, Reylan, Renante Necesario, Jonathan Olores Etcuban, Raymond Espina, Gengen Padillo, and Ramil Manguilimotan. "Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education 2019 14 no. 3 (2019): 547-561. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768
Harvard
In-text citation: (Capuno et al., 2019)
Reference: Capuno, R., Necesario, R., Etcuban, J. O., Espina, R., Padillo, G., and Manguilimotan, R. (2019). Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics. International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 14(3), pp. 547-561. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768
MLA
In-text citation: (Capuno et al., 2019)
Reference: Capuno, Reylan et al. "Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics". International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, vol. 14, no. 3, 2019, pp. 547-561. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768
Vancouver
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Capuno R, Necesario R, Etcuban JO, Espina R, Padillo G, Manguilimotan R. Attitudes, Study Habits, and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Mathematics. Int Elect J Math Ed. 2019;14(3):547-61. https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/5768

Abstract

Mathematics as a discipline is considered as one of the most difficult subjects among Filipino learners. This study was conducted in a public national high school in the Mandaue City Division, Cebu, Philippines. The respondents were the 177 Grade 9 students enrolled in mathematics. These respondents were selected using probability random sampling. They were asked to answer a standardized survey questionnaire to assess their attitudes and study habits. The tool is consists of three parts. Part 1 gathers the socio-demographic profile of the respondents. Part 2 assesses the attitudes of the respondents towards mathematics, while Part 3 was used to assess the study habits of the respondents. Furthermore, their academic performance in mathematics was measured based on their first quarter grade, which was retrieved from the Registrar’s Office. The study revealed that those respondents had positive attitudes towards mathematics in terms of its value while they had a neutral attitude when it comes to their self-confidence, enjoyment, and motivation in mathematics. Also, the study shows that there was a negligible positive correlation between the attitudes and academic performance of the respondents in terms of their self-confidence, enjoyment, and motivation while there was a weak positive correlation between the value of math and their academic performance in math. It was concluded that students’ attitudes and their study habits are significant factors that affect their performance in mathematics. The researchers strongly recommend the utilization of the enhancement plan in the teaching of mathematics to junior high school students.

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