A Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Journal

eISSN No. : 2583-357X

Vol 2 Issue 1 , May 2023

Open Access Journal

Paper Title : A Study of Academic Motivation Among Secondary School Students

Authors : Bijoy K Thomas and Pooja Veerendra Kadam


Academic motivation refers to the internal drive and desire that influences students' engagement, effort, and persistence in pursuing educational goals and achieving academic success. The purpose of this study was to study academic motivation among secondary school students across different types of schools from the suburbs of Mumbai. This research paper examines the relevance and significance of academic motivation among school students. In total 209 students from three different schools were selected by stratified random sampling for data collection. The present research follows the descriptive method of the causal-comparative type. The result shows that, there is a significant difference in the academic motivation of secondary school students with respect to Gender, Types of schools, Grade Academic Score level and Parent’s Job. By understanding the relevance and mechanisms of academic motivation, this research aims to provide valuable insights and practical implications for educators, policymakers, and stakeholders to enhance students' motivation and promote their overall academic success.

Key words: Academic Motivation, Student Teachers

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Title of the Journal :  XAVIERIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE -  A Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Journal.

Frequency : Biannual

eISSN No. : 2583-357X

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Publisher : St.Xavier’s Institute of Education, Mumbai

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Starting year : 2022

First Published : March 2022

Subject : Education - Interdisciplinary

Medium of Language : English

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Vol. 2  Issue 1 published on 10th May 2023


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