Effect Of Different Classroom Predicators On Students Behavioral Engagement

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Dr. Rani Gul , Dr. Tehseen Tahir , Dr. Sadia Batool , Dr. Umbreen Ishfaq , Miss Haleema Nawaz


The purpose of the study was to explore student behavioral engagement and related predicators in the classroom. Questions were formulated to investigate the perceptions of students regarding different forms of classroom engagement and to find out the classroom predictors related to students regarding different engagement in the classroom. It was a quantitative descriptive research design. We collected the data through a questionnaire. Through random sampling technique, a sample of 60 students male and female was taken from Education, Psychology & Sociology Departments at the University of Malakand. For data analysis, descriptive statistics (Frequency, Percentage, Mean and Standard deviation) were used. According to the results, most students show different levels of behavioral engagement in the classroom. We found students who predict classroom climate, instructor behaviour and course content are Predictors of student engagement in the classroom. We concluded that most students show different level of behavioral engagement and predict that classroom climate, teacher behaviour and course content affect their engagement forms in the classroom. Based on the results the study recommended that teachers create a positive classroom environment, provide a democratic environment in the classroom, where students feel comfortable taking part in the class, provide opportunities to every student to maximize their engagement in the classroom, use students centered teaching methods, engage all students in the classroom through group discussion, communication, cooperative learning and helps students in their learning tasks during class and to deliver the course contents through technology to develop communication skills of the students and the university should be provided continues teacher training for professional development of the teacher.

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