Intrinsic and Extrinsic Academic Motivation of School Students of Shimla DistrictJournal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Science (Vol.1, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2017-08-15
Authors : Ishita Ghaonta;
Page : 24-28
Keywords : Intrinsic Academic Motivation; Extrinsic Academic Motivation; Secondary School Students.;
This study was conducted to study the intrinsic and extrinsic academic motivation of senior secondary school students of Shimla district. Sample of the study consisted of 120 (60 of each gender as well as area) school students on which Academic Motivation Scale (scale consisted of 56 items, out of which 24 items are of intrinsic academic motivation and the remaining 32 items are of extrinsic academic motivation) constructed by investigator herself was administered. For the analysis and interpretation of data the Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was applied and‘t' test was used where required. School students differed significantly in intrinsic and extrinsic academic motivation w.r.t. their gender. School students not differed significantly in intrinsic and extrinsic academic motivation w.r.t. their area. Gender x area had no combined effect on intrinsic and extrinsic academic motivation of school students even at 0.05 level of significance.
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