The Academic Performance Model for Emerging-Adults Students
Keywords:Academic performance, emerging adult, model
The purpose of the research was the highlighting of the emerging-adults student's academic performances, regardless of the age. There are researches which offer solutions regarding the way in which academic performance can be increased, thus preventing the unfavourable consequences of failure. The model gives indications regarding when is supportive intervention which can sustain academic performance, necessary. The research took place in the 2017-2018 time period, on 299 students from different specializations of the Hyperion University of Bucharest. The results determined the existence of an academic performance out of which: between 19 and 26 years old, the level is very low, around 27 years old it grows significantly and holds an acceptable level between 28 and 30 years old. The model remains regardless of the specialization/faculty and it is independent of the participant's gender. The model can be explained taking into account the characteristics of the development stage - emerging adult and on account of the theories that define elements which contribute to obtaining the performances and processes that determine its level.
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