Friday, October 17, 2008

A qualitative investigation of factors affecting students’ performance at university: Nudhar

Nudhar is an Psychology honours student at UKZN. Her research project aimed to have in-depth contextual factors related to high and low academic achievement in the University of KwaZulu Natal. Thematic analysis was used to analye two focus groups which provided a broad understanding of the reasons which contributed to one group of students performing well in high school and then do not achieve as well at university and for another group of students who did not perform well in high school but have succeeded at university.

7 Comments:

At October 17, 2008 at 12:38 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

hey noodles:) good luck:)

 
At October 17, 2008 at 12:39 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

sorry that was from me:) farina karim

 
At October 17, 2008 at 12:47 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

Hey Nudhar, i think you are presenting very well, you slides are well laid out, and I think that your pricipal theory for your study is well informed. Well done:) Farina Karim

 
At October 17, 2008 at 1:01 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

Interesting stuff... take it up as masters study and use a broader sample. Well done!

Suntosh Pillay

 
At October 17, 2008 at 1:02 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

Well done! Interesting findings that have important policy implications. How will you impact on the level of policy?

 
At October 17, 2008 at 1:26 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

i was so nervous...but to the others presenting...NO PANIC...MAKE AS IF THEY ARE BUNCH OF CABBAGES..!!!LOL...Thank to the Honours group and to Research Masters...u guys rocked...

 
At October 17, 2008 at 1:26 AM , Blogger Research Masters said...

sowi...that was from Nudhar..!!

 

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