Causes of Academic Failure among Nursing Students

Causes of Academic Failure

Authors

  • Sania Wahid The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Hussain The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Afzal The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Syed Amir Gillani The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v5i2.332

Keywords:

Academic failure, Causes, Nursing students

Abstract

Background: Education is the most hopeful discipline which provide pathway for a purposeful and productive life. The progress in any filed is achieved through education. Education is a complex process. Academic failure is the one of the main challenges which students face during academic years. Current study was conducted to identify the causes of academic failure among the nursing students and determine the correlation between these causes.

Materials and Methods: A quantitative descriptive cross-sectional study design used to explore the causes of academic failure among the nursing students and correlation between these variables. A convenient sampling technique use to collect the data. Questionnaire distributed in 134 participants. SPSS version 24 was used for data analysis.

Results: The mean score of question related to teacher behavior was 2.62 and the overall mean score was 2.62 ± 0.20. Lack of commitment to study was 2.23 and the overall mean score was 2.23 ± 0.22. Problem with learning environment mean 2.61 and the overall mean score 2.61 ± 0.26. The mean score of courses content and examination problem 2.52 and the overall mean score was 2.52 ± 0.32. The unsatisfying relation with family mean score 3.27 and the overall mean score was 3.27 ± 0.30. The future concerns related chosen field mean score was 2.64 and the overall mean score was 2.64 ± 0.20.

Conclusion: Causes of student’s failure are the unsatisfied relation with the family and psychological problems of the students. There was positive correlation between all variables except the unsatisfied relation with family and future related concern to the chosen field of study.

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Published

2021-04-15

How to Cite

Wahid, S. ., Hussain , M. ., Afzal, M. ., & Gillani, S. A. . (2021). Causes of Academic Failure among Nursing Students: Causes of Academic Failure . The International Journal of Frontier Sciences, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v5i2.332

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