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The Relationship between Academic Emotions and Academic Performance of Medical Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
AA Hayat * , K E , R Rezaei , P Nabiee Mrs
Clinical Education Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran , ali.hayat63@gmail.com
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Introduction: In recent years, analysis of educational situation through emotional approach in academic environment because of recognizing emotional consequences in educational and learning field has been increased so, this study aimed to explore the role of academic emotion related to medical students academic performance.
Methods: This is a descriptive –correlative study. The population of the research was 800 medical students of Shiraz University of medical sciences in 2016-2017.250 Students were selected based on random sampling method and Levu and Lemeshow formula. Data was collected by Pekrun et al questionnaire (2011) that its validity and reliability was confirmed by face and content validity and Alpha reliability coefficient (0.89) respectively. To analyze data descriptive and inferential statistics through SPSS were used.
Results: The results indicated that there were a positive and significant correlation between positive emotions (enjoyment, hope, pride) and students 'academic performance (p<0.01). Also, there were a negative and non-meaningful correlation between negative emotions (anger, anxiety, hopelessness, shame and boredom) with students' academic performance. The results showed that emotions of enjoyment, hope, pride and shame could predict (0.221%) of students academic performance variance. Finally, there were significant differences between students who had different educational level in regard of academic emotions.
Discussion: Students academic emotions has closely related to academic performance. Accordingly, teachers should consider students’ academic emotions for using such emotions in facilitating learning.
Keywords: emotions, learning, academic performance, medical students
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Hayat A, E K, Rezaei R, Nabiee P. The Relationship between Academic Emotions and Academic Performance of Medical Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. rme. 2018; 9 (4) :29-20
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