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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(12), 1565-1569
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-12-13
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Study of Academic Achievement among Social Skill Deficient and Non Deficient School Students

Mukesh Devi1, 2, and M.S Chahar3

1Department of Education, MD University, Rohtak, Haryana

2Dass College of Education, Kurukshetra, Haryana

3Chhotu Ram College of Education, Rohtak, Haryana

Pub. Date: November 27, 2015

Cite this paper:
Mukesh Devi and M.S Chahar. Study of Academic Achievement among Social Skill Deficient and Non Deficient School Students. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(12):1565-1569. doi: 10.12691/education-3-12-13

Abstract

Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each other, both verbally and non-verbally, through gestures, body language and our personal appearance. Academic achievement of school students particularly at adolescent age depends on various factors including the social skills. The present research study was undertaken to assess the effect of social skills on the academic achievement of school students. The effect of social skill on academic achievement for different background factors was studied separately. The sample consists of 320 students from Kurukshetra district of Haryana state in India. The data obtained was analyzed using mean, S.D’s, T-test and ANOVA. The results revealed that academic achievement have significant dependence on social skills of school students. The study has implications for the parents, teachers and policy makers.

Keywords:
social skills academic achievement T- ratio mean ANOVA

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