University of the East, Manila
College of arts and sciences
A Study on the Factors Affecting the Failing Grades of
2nd year and 3rd year Tourism Students in the
University of the East-Manila
For S.Y 2011-2012
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in
Tourism Research Method
Honey Grace R. Gatasi
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Being in school is one of the best opportunity that everyone could ever have, Studying in school serve as our training ground that develop and would mold students to become the person that students need to be but, the question is, How does the students today differs from the ...view middle of the document...
In each and every academic school, grades are divide into four types Perfect grades, high grades, passing grades and failing grades. This study focuses only on the failing grades that student don’t want to get during students performance in school.
Many empirical studies are carried out to explore factors affecting college student’s performance. The focus of this research is that student performance in intermediate examination is associated student’s profile consisted of students attitude towards attendance in classes, time allocation for studies, parents level of income, mother’s age and mother’s education. The research is based on a student profile developed on a basis of information and data collected through survey from students of a group of private colleges. Public sector educational institutions are not the focus of this study. Measuring of academic performance of students is challenging since student performance is product of socio economic, psychological and environmental factors.
For the last 20 years, education in Pakistan is growing as a profitable industry with prime objective of maximizing profit by delivering high quality education that produces well-educated, skilled, mannered students according to needs and requirements of by the dynamically growing market. That’s why the scope of research is always there to find out what are the factors that affect the performance of the students. There are two groups are generally perceived i.e. those who improve and those who don’t improve. This study can contribute to find out the factors, which are responsible for student’s inelastic behavior towards study along with identifying those factors, which helps the students to make progress in studies. This study focuses on investigating the factors affecting performance of 2nd year and 3rd year Tourism Students. A survey conducted to collect information and response of students regarding factors affecting their performance.
The roots of the University of the East can be traced back to two rented rooms on Dasmariñas Street, Manila, where 110 students enrolled in Certified Public Accountant (CPA) review classes in September 1946, barely two months after the Philippines acquired its independence. Led by Dr. Francisco T. Dalupan Sr., the group of business educators that initiated the classes made it their objective to help the country, then still reeling from the effects of war. Out of the 110 students, four made it to top places in the CPA board examinations in 1947.
The graduates of PCCBA immediately dominated the government examinations of professional practice in accountancy. With this record, the PCCBA was granted permission by the government to establish other colleges. In rapid succession, the institution opened the Colleges of Liberal Arts (now the College of Arts and Sciences), Business Administration (CBA), Dentistry and the Graduate School of Business Administration.
The succeeding years were a period of rapid growth...