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What does TASA2014 tell us? Exploring the factors Affecting Academic Achievement of Taiwan Senior High Students and Results Comparison with different country

Many factors such as self-regulation and self-efficacy can affect learning performance of students. Some researchers have been proposed that striving for personal best can be a potentially effective approach to enhancing student academic development. What is personal best? Do the Taiwan Senior High Students have good performances in personal best? Using the data of Taiwan Assessment of Student Achievement (TASA) 2014, this study aims to explore the factors affecting academic achievement of Taiwan senior high school students based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB). Students participated in TASA survey received background questionnaires and assessments in five subjects. The reliability and the validity of the questionnaires related to this study are explored. The difference among varieties on different variables will be detected. For questionnaires of Social Studies, the relationship between the constructs, "discuss political and social issues" and "open classroom climate" ,and academic achievement is explored. The data will be analyzed with using descriptive statistics, t-Test, and structure equation model. Some results of this study will be compared with ICCS. The quantitative data analysis will provide evidence to understand the background variable and academic achievement performance of Taiwan senior high school students.

Commencement Date : 2015/1
Completion Date : 2015/12
Chief Investigator(s) : WU, Huey-min *
Co-Chief Investigator(s) : MOK MAGDALENA MO CHING 莫慕貞 #
Keyword(s) : Academic performance   Senior School Students    Theory of Planned Behavior   TASA   ICCS  

*Investigator from an outside institution/organization
#Investigator who had served in EdUHK

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