International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part D (2018)
The impact of entertainment related factors that affect the academic performance of graduating class students: Abaya campus, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia
Our daily life is highly related with the entertainment. People have trust on the entertainment because it has the power to hold attention and plays a vital role in shaping personality, values and beliefs. Student academic performance measurement has received considerable attention in previous research, it is challenging aspects of academic literature, and science student performance are affected due to social, psychological, economic, environmental and personal factors. This study examines the impact of entertainment related factors that affect the academic performance of graduating class students in Abaya Campus, Arba Minch University. The study was used stratified random sampling techniques and 121 number of sample were selected from seven departments. Multiple linear regressions model was used to analyses the collected data. The result shows that entertainment related factors have an effect on academic performance of students. Thus, study time students used for study, income of students from their parents per month, type of entertainment like using internet, walking and talking with friends and sex of students have significant effect on the academic performance of students. The result also showed that most of students use internet and watching television to entertain for the purpose of knowing new things and in the study assumptions of multiple linear regression model is checked. Finally, the result of statistical analysis shows that entertainment has a significant effect on academic performance (CGPA) of statistics students.
How to cite this article:
Alehegne Adamu Fenta, Belayneh Debasu Kelkay. The impact of entertainment related factors that affect the academic performance of graduating class students: Abaya campus, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):258-265.