The effect of self-regulated learning on academic achievement of secondary school physics students

  • NN Achufusi-Aka
  • FC Offiah
Keywords: self-regulated learning, academic achievement in physics, learning physics

Abstract

This study ascertained the effect of self-regulated learning on students’ academic achievement in physics. It is a quasi-experimental design in which two co-educational schools were used and randomly assigned as experimental and control groups .Two research questions and one hypothesis guided the study. The instrument was a physics achievement test designed by the researcher .The study was carried out in Onitsha education zone of Nigeria with a population of 12,104 science students. A sample of 60 students from two co-educational schools were used for the study, Analysis of result using t-test showed that self-regulated learning students performed significantly better than the non-self regulated learning counterparts.

Keywords: self-regulated learning, academic achievement in physics, learning
physics

Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN:
print ISSN: 2508-1128