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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(11), 1433-1437
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-11-13
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Determinants of Student Performance in International Trade Course

Wanasin Sattayanuwat1,

1School of Economics and Public Policy, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand

Pub. Date: November 05, 2015

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Wanasin Sattayanuwat. Determinants of Student Performance in International Trade Course. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(11):1433-1437. doi: 10.12691/education-3-11-13


Using the probit model, this paper seeks to identify factors that influence student learning in college international trade course at a Thailand university. The study used 79 students completing questionnaire. Male students outperform their female counterpart. High parental income family has positive effect. Average-GPA students do better in class. The probability of high performance among students who feel comfortable commuting to campus was higher than students who feel uncomfortable. Students who graduated from public-high school did better in class. Surprisingly the probability of high performance was significantly lower for students who feel campus clean. Measure of attitude towards school having a good facility did have a significant impact on the likelihood to do better in class. Students who felt this class was fun and who have good attitude towards instructor were much more likely to do better in class. Personal tutor and perfect attendance has a positive effect.

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