HomeQSU-CTE Journal of Education Practices and Standardsvol. 2 no. 1 (2017)

INFLUENCE OF PEERS IN THE STUDY HABITS AMONG BACHELOR IN IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION STUDENTS

Janeva T. Calingayan | Genevive P. Bayating | Evelyn m. Galima | Jocelyn B. Mariano | Eleanor G. Garingan | Nelson D. Guray | Sherill G. Dumaga

 

Abstract:

This study aimed to ascertain the influence of peers in the study habits of BEEd student of Quirino State University – Diffun Campus. It likewise aimed to determine the significant differences on the extent of influence of peers on the study of habits of students when they were grouped as to age, sex, civil status, ethnic affiliation and year level. This study utilized descriptive method in describing how peers influence the study habits of the students. One hundred eighty-one BEEd students were utilized as respondents of the study. Researchers adopted and revised the questionnaire with the help of an expert that described the influence of peers on the study habit of the students. Mean was used to describe the influence of peers on the study of habits of students. The t-test and ANOVA were used to assess the significant differences on influences of peers on the respondents’ study habits. Results revealed that there were significant differences in the level of influence of peers in the study habits of students when classified as to age, sex, civil status, ethnic affiliation and year level. Based on the results of the study, the respondents attained good grades since they are provided with positive influences. Moreover, teachers can also influence the study habits of the students; thus, teachers should provide collaborative learning and use varied strategies in teaching.