Factors involved in the academic performance of students of Technical Architecture degree from the University of Alicante

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Title: Factors involved in the academic performance of students of Technical Architecture degree from the University of Alicante
Authors: Mora García, Raúl Tomás | Céspedes-López, María Francisca | Pérez Sánchez, Juan Carlos | Pérez Sánchez, Vicente Raúl | García González, Encarnación
Research Group/s: Materiales y Sistemas Constructivos de la Edificación | Grupo de Investigación en Restauración Arquitectónica de la Universidad de Alicante. GIRAUA-CICOP
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Edificación y Urbanismo
Keywords: Academic performance | Multiple linear regression | Technical Architecture | Construction | Building
Knowledge Area: Construcciones Arquitectónicas
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)
Citation: INTED2015: Proceedings of the 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference : 2nd-4th March 2015, Madrid. ISBN 978-84-606-5763-7, pp. 6532-6540
Abstract: The academic performance of university students is influenced by a wide variety of factors and is one of the main elements which influence students’ leaving their university studies. Knowing which factors and, to what extent they may be taking part in students’ academic performance, would be of the utmost importance in improving the teaching-learning process, the university excellence and the students’ academic performance. It is the aim of this study to identify the potential factors which influence in the academic performance of the students of the degree in Technical Architecture. The study focuses on determining the explanatory and predictive power of seven variables so as to predict the students’ academic performance throughout three academic courses. We used the statistical technique of multiple linear regression, in which statistically significant variables and the relative importance each of them has upon the academic performance of students have been identified.
Sponsor: This research has been supported financially under the “University Teaching Research Networks Project 2013-2014”, supported by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Strategic Planning and Quality and the Institute of Education Sciences at the University of Alicante.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/46193
ISBN: 978-84-606-5763-7
ISSN: 2340-1079
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject
Rights: © 2015, IATED
Peer Review: si
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