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Vol : 7 , Issue : 6 , Month : June , Year : 2021
Journal Name : EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Title : COVID 19 PANDEMIC: EFFECT ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF 4P'S GRADE 7 STUDENTS
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Author names : Clarissa Q. Villamater
Abstract : This study was conducted to determine the Effect of Covid19 pandemic to 4P’s Grade 7 students in Paaralang Sekundarya ng Lucban Integrated School towards in Araling Panlipunan subject.Specifically, it aimed to answer the following questions; (1) What is the demographic profile of the students in terms of; Age ,Gender, Proximity, Grades in First and Second Grading, Family Size ,Family Income ,Financial Aid and Availability in Resources(2) What is the mean level of 4P’s Grade 7 students in Paaralang Sekundarya ng Lucban Integrated School towards their performance in Araling Panlipunan subject?(3) Is there a significant effect on 4P’s Grade 7 students profile on their Academic Performance in Araling Panlipunan subject during the time of Covid19 Pandemic. The descriptive method of research was employed through quantitative analysis. The questionnaire was administered to sixty (60) 4P’s Grade 7 students of Junior High School in Paaralang Sekundarya ng Lucban Integrated School for School Year 2020-2021. Using the Frequency and Percentage formula, Mean and Standard Deviation and Multiple Regression analysis. The results were then analyzed and evaluated. The majority age of the students belonged to group of 11 to13 years old (78%), there are more Female (55%) student-respondents and the rest are Male (45%). Most of the 4P’s Grade 7 students are from Lucban (39%). Students belong to family size that have 4-5 members (50%). Most of the student’s family income have 300-400 pesos income per day (48. The 4P’s Grade 7 students receive 600 pesos per month (45%). Majority of the students use cell phone (76%) for them to utilize in their study and others don’t have any laptop or desktop (0%). Most of the students used mobile data (55%) and high number of 4P’s Grade 7 students are not using any internet connectivity (28%). The mean grade during the first grading period was 82.88 and 82.17 during the second grading period with overall mean of Students’ Perceptions on their Performance in Araling Panlipunan during the COVID-19 Pandemic is 3.26 indicates that the students believed that the COVID19 Pandemic with the verbal interpretation of affect moderately. The gender of the respondents influences the extent to which they learn the lessons in Araling Panlipunan, as indicated by the beta coefficient of 0.237. The t-value of 2.944 is “significant” at 0.005 probability level; Family income of the respondents influence their academic performance in Araling Panlipunan as indicated by the beta coefficient of 0.176. The t-value of -2.786 is “significant” at 0.007 probability level; the financial aid respondents influence their academic performance in Araling Panlipunan as indicated by the beta coefficient of 0.282. The t-value of 3.719 is “significant” at 0.000 probability level; the Availability of resources respondents influence their academic performance in Araling Panlipunan as indicated by the beta coefficient of 0.162. The t-value of 2.770 is “significant” at 0.050 probability level. The adjusted R-square indicates that 55.0% unit in the students’ Academic performance in Araling Panlipunan is explained by gender, family income, financial aid received, and the availability of resources. The F-value of 11.292 is “significant” at 0.000 absolute probability. It was found out statistically the Covid19 pandemic has significant effect on 4P’s Grade 7 students profile on their Academic Performance in Araling Panlipunan subject in terms of Gender, Family Income, Family Aid and Availability of Resources. Based on the data, the conclusion was derived that there was a “significant” effect in the Academic Performance of 4P’s Grade 7 Students in their Academic Performance in amidst of Covid19 Pandemic. Based on the findings made, the following were hereby recommended: 1.) Principal may be encouraged to design Learning Action Cell (LAC) sessions to have an intervention program addressing to 4P’s Grade 7 students’ needs to overcome the problem that they encounter due to Covid19 Pandemic 2.)Teachers of student-respondents may communicate with DSWD to find way on how to help the 4P’s Grade 7 students’ and enable to have continuous personality improvement and individual growth of the students 3.)School Head and Teachers may apply Adopt-to-School Program wherein there is a specific school program for the student-respondents. 4.) In amidst of Covid19 pandemic the teachers and parents of 4P’s Grade 7 students should give more encouragement and support the student-respondents for them to be motivated to participate in the School Intervention Program for 4P’s beneficiaries. 5.) Local Government and DSWD may give some learning materials that may help the student-respondents in their learning process in amidst of Covid19 pandemic and they should monitor the academic performance of 4P’s Grade 7 students’. 6.) Future Researchers are encouraged to do further studies giving emphasis to the variables in the present studies
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