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Pages: 7830-7840
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2
ISSN: 2340-1079
doi: 10.21125/inted.2017.1844

Conference name: 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 6-8 March, 2017
Location: Valencia, Spain

LECTURES ATTENDANCE AS A PREDICTING VARIABLE OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS

N. Xhomara

European University of Tirana (ALBANIA)
Lectures’ attendance it is considered an important factor on academic achievements of students. The main aim of the study is to research the relationships among lectures attendance and academic achievements as well as the influence of lectures attendance on academic achievements of student.

The main method of the study is quantitative approach and supported by qualitative approach as well. Three instruments have been used in the study:
(1) database of lectures attending by master students of English language at University of Tirana.
(2) Database of academic achievements by master students of English language at university of Tirana,
(3) semi structured interviews with lectures of master level at University of Tirana.

Two samples have been used in the study:
(1) students of English language of master level at university of Tirana (n = 141),
(2) lectures of master level at university of Tirana (n = 19).

Inferential analysis supported by qualitative analysis verified alternative hypothesis. Based on statistical significance value- Sig. (2-tailed) .000 generated by bivariate linear correlation it has been resulted that there are statistical significant relationships among lectures attendance and academic achievements of students. Based on Pearson Correlation value- .530 among lecture attendance and academic achievements it has been resulted that increase of lecture attendance level influence academic achievements level. Based on determination coefficient value R Square .281 generated by bivariate linear regression it has been resulted that 28.1% of variance in academic achievements dependent variable has been predicted or has been influenced by lectures attendance independent variable.
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title = {LECTURES ATTENDANCE AS A PREDICTING VARIABLE OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS},
series = {11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2017 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-8491-2},
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doi = {10.21125/inted.2017.1844},
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SN - 978-84-617-8491-2/2340-1079
DO - 10.21125/inted.2017.1844
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N. Xhomara (2017) LECTURES ATTENDANCE AS A PREDICTING VARIABLE OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS, INTED2017 Proceedings, pp. 7830-7840.
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