Association of Demographic Predictors with Multidimensional Aspects of Students’ Engagement and Their Academic Performance In High Schools of Southern Punjab, Pakistan

Authors

  • Tehmina Sattar
  • Muhammad Imdad Ullah
  • Asad Ur Rehman
  • Hina Ismail

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47067/real.v3i1.21

Keywords:

Demographic, Predictors, Multidimensional, Engagement, Paradox, Academic Performance

Abstract

The present study addressed the major demographic predictors affecting the integrated paradox of students’ engagement and their academic performance in high schools of Southern Punjab, Pakistan. By using multistage sampling technique, N=2758 high school students were sampled out through cross sectional survey research design. The findings of the study revealed that students of highly educated parents i.e. up to tertiary level, residing in family size of 5-10 members and having middle class socio-economic status were more engaged in studies and performed better in exams. In conclusion, gender, parental education, socio-economic status, family size, family type and geographical residence were the major demographic factors affecting students’ academic outcomes. Usage of social constructionism strategies, analytical thinking and multifarious instruction techniques can be helpful in increasing the students’ academic outcomes.

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2020-06-30

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Sattar, T. ., Ullah , M. I. ., Rehman , A. U. ., & Ismail , H. . (2020). Association of Demographic Predictors with Multidimensional Aspects of Students’ Engagement and Their Academic Performance In High Schools of Southern Punjab, Pakistan. Review of Education, Administration & Law, 3(1), 53-61. https://doi.org/10.47067/real.v3i1.21