Exclusion criteria were absence on sampling day and failure to answer all questionnaire questions. For permission for commercial use of this work, please see paragraphs 4.2 and 5 of our Terms. The study was approved by the Ethical Review committee of the Kermanshah University of Medical Science with code: KUMS.REC.1395.292. The above percentage of manuscripts have been rejected in the last 12 months. Regarding the different areas of study habits, the results of studies are varied. PSSHI has 45 questions and measures the study habits of students in eight areas, including time management (five items), eg, “I study at a specific time of the day.”; physical conditions (six items), eg, “I get disappointed by the noise around me.”; learning motivation (six items), eg, “if I do not understand something, I get help from others.”; reading ability (eight items), eg, “before reading the intended chapter, I read its main points.”; note-taking (three items), eg, “I take notes while reading the text.”; memory (four items), eg, “I read some materials without sufficient understanding.”; taking tests (ten items), eg, “before responding to the test questions, I read all the questions first.” and health of study (three items), eg, “if the result of the test is not good, I feel disappointed.” Responses are based on a three-option Likert scale that includes: “always or most of the time”, “sometimes”, and “rarely or never” which are graded from two to zero, respectively. The highest and lowest levels of academic achievement were respectively for the students in faculties of health and medicine with a mean and SD of 16.27±1.48 and 15.08±1.39 respectively, which showed a statistically significant difference (p<0.001). Sreelekha V, Indla Y, Reddy R, et al. relationship between study habits and students’ academic performance. Strengthening each of the eight areas of study skills can help to improve the academic performance of students, thus it is necessary to pay attention to these areas. Int J Indian Psychol. There is no significant relationship between students in study habits and their family background. Ho2: library facility has no impact on student’s academic achievement. Gharetepeh A, Safari Y, Pashaei T, Razaei M, Bagher Kajbaf M. Hosseini SN, Mirzaei Alavijeh M, Karami Matin B, Hamzeh B, Ashtarian H, Jalilian F. Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2017;16(1):49–52. revealed a positive relationship of 0.66 between study habits and academic achievement. •  Associations & Partners   National Center for Biotechnology Information, Unable to load your collection due to an error, Unable to load your delegates due to an error. To find out the relationship between academic achievement and study habits of adolescents. Simi larly, Siahi and Maiyo (2015) studied study habits and academic achievement of students also found out that a positive relationship of 0.66 between study habits and academic achievement. PASS/11 software was used to calculate the sample size. KIU J Humanities. Data were analyzed using 18th version of the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS v.18.0; SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA). 2010 Feb 2;2(1):e2. Correlation coefficient of the pre-test and post-test scores was 0.87, which was acceptable. 2017;16(1):49–52. 2. Considering the importance of study skills and habits of students, and the important role they play in the academic achievement of students, and taking into account that study habits vary from person to person and from place to place, and also as the results of related studies are different from each other, the present study was designed and implemented. 2016;3(9):48–54. In the next step, the list of students in each faculty was taken from the Department of Education and samples from each faculty were selected. Hosseini SM, Amery H, Emadzadeh A, Babazadeh S. Glob J Health Sci. doi:10.18488/journal.1. 2014;4(6):143–145. Data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. Jirdehi MM, Asgari F, Tabari R, Leyli EK. World J Educ Res. To compare the study habits of rural and urban adolescents. 2018;21:81–92. doi:10.5455/ijmsph. 2. Inclusion criteria included willingness to participate in the study and studying at the second term and above. However, some studies did not report statistical significance between study habits and place of residence.14 In our opinion, the conditions of place of residence, especially the place of study, play an important role in the study habits of students. This also concentrates on the findings related to the students’ preferred place and time to study; how they prepare for an upcoming test; in what way do they spend their vacant time; and also discussing if their study habits help them achieve good academic performance. Despite reassuring the samples about the confidentiality of their responses, this approach might have had an impact on the accuracy of our results. The result revealed no significant relationship between study habits and academic performance. To compare the study habits of male and female adolescents 4. 18. 2009;6(1):21–28. The aim of this study was to investigate the status of study habits and its relationship with academic achievement in medical sciences students in Kermanshah-Iran.Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 380 medical sciences students at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Alimohamadi N, Dehghani M, Saeide س, et al. The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work. Strides Dev Med Educ.  |  The opinions expressed in all articles published here are those of the specific author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dove Medical Press Ltd or any of its employees. Students without history of probation had a significantly better status of study habits compared to students with probation history (p<0.001), with a mean and SD of 46.16±11.04 and 40.33±13.69, respectively. A method to assist students with effective study habits and test-taking strategies. You can learn about what data of yours we retain, how it is processed, who it is shared with and your right to have your data deleted by reading our Privacy Policy. 2016 Mar 15;10(1):e2602. The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work. J At-Risk Issues. There was a significant relationship between study habits and academic achievement of students. •  Top, © Copyright 2020  •  Dove Press Ltd   doi:10.5897/IJEAPS2015.0404. Arora R. Academic achievement of adolescents in relation to study habits. Kamoru U, Ramon OG. Key words: Habits, study habits, biology, impact and academic performance. Table 2 Frequency of subcategories of students’ study habits. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Non-commercial uses of the work are permitted without any further permission from Dove Medical Press Limited, provided the work is properly attributed. Rabia M, Mubarak N, Tallat H, Nasir W. A study on study habits and academic performance of students. This difference was not statistically significant. It means that if a student possesses an ineffective study habit, he will not have a clear understanding in his subject which will most likely lead him to failure. Conducting qualitative studies to examine the factors affecting students’ study skills and habits may also be beneficial. There are some limitations to this study. In our study, there was no significant difference between different educational levels in terms of the mean study habits. There was a direct and significant relationship between study habits and academic achievement. Influence of self-concept, study habit and gender on attitude and achievement of secondary school students in mathematics. In academic settings, self-efficacy is a strong predictor of performance (Pajares, 1996) and it has an inverse relationship with procrastination (Steel, 2007, Tuckman, 1991, Wolters, 2003). 6. Int J Med Sci Public Health. Javascript is currently disabled in your browser. The purpose of this study was to evaluate sleep habits of dental students and the relationship between sleep habits and academic performance. academic achievement; student; study habit. Oli (2018), Hashemian (2014), and Torabi (2014) also did not find any significant difference between the students’ gender and study habits,5,21,22 which can be due to the same educational environment for male and female students. Our results are in line with the study of Fereydoonimoghadam and Cheraghian.19 According to the authors of the present article, every student of medical sciences, regardless of what degree level he/she is studying at, should be aware of study skills and habits and how to apply them. 2013;3(2):107–122. Study habits are considered as one of the major factor affecting the student’s academic performance. Kyauta AMA, Shariff YA, Garba HS. To do this, the lowest score was subtracted from the highest score and the resulting number was divided by 3. 3. 2017;27(2):65–73. From editorial acceptance to publication. Relationship between study habits and academic achievement of higher secondary school students. Online Submission. The distinction between goal-orientated and intrinsic motivation is used to clarify the meaning of previous studies. Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov, Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus, Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between study habits and academic performance of students in mathematics in secondary schools. The results implied that the study habits need a significant attention if we are to improve performance. Dove Medical Press is part of Taylor & Francis Group, the Academic Publishing Division of Informa PLC They were also mainly native students (59.2%, n=225), (Table 1). 4. The sample consisted of 166 (83 male + 83 female) physical education students. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms.php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License. 2013;e70081928. Online Submission. Conclusion: In terms of the eight areas of study habits, the status of most students was undesirable in the areas of taking notes (50.2%, n=191) and well-being (48%, n=182), and was desirable in the area of time (27.3%, n=104). 2015;6(10):168–170. open access to scientific and medical research. Fereydoonimoghadam M, Cheraghian B. Torabi M, Haghani J, Mousavi I. The individual information forms included questions about age, gender, marital status, faculty of study, academic degree, history of probation, being native or non-native, and the grade point averages (GPAs) of the previous term(s). Med Sci Educ. Mahrnoudi (1976) also conducted a study which examined the relationship between self-reported study behavior and academic performance. The score range of the questionnaire is between 0 and 90, and a score of 60 and above reflects a desirable level of study habits, a score of 31–60 indicates relatively good or moderate level of study habits, and a score of 30 or below refers to an undesirable level of study habits. Keywords: Study Habits, Academic Achievement, Underline, Outline Summary and Note Taking, Methods of Study, Reading Data for the study were At first, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was used to assess the normality of the data, which showed that academic achievement of students did not have a normal distribution, but the rating of study habits had a normal distribution. and 3) what is the relationship between the status of study habits and students’ academic achievement? Failure to observe the necessary standards in dormitories and the lack of suitable environment and conditions can have a negative effect on students’ performance. A range of tools have been developed to explore the relationship between study approaches and academic outcomes. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. In general, the study habits score could predict 6.8% of the changes in the academic performance (R2 = 0.068) (Figure 2). •  Testimonials   Ment Illn. Given that variable, such as study habits have a significant relationship with the academic doi: 10.4081/mi.2010.e2. 5. Topics: Education, Gender, Exercise Pages: 16 (2752 words) Published: July 4, 2013. Most students were studying at doctoral (47.4%, n=180) and undergraduate (45.5%, n=173) levels. 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