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Self Esteem and Multiple Intelligences: Their Relation to Academic Performance of Children At Risk With Dyslexia  


Abstract Category: Education
Course / Degree: Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education
Institution / University: DepEd, Division of Gingoog City, GCCNHS, Gingoog City, Philippines
Published in: 2008


Thesis Abstract / Summary:

Objectives: This study sought to determine the relationship between self-esteem and multiple intelligences on one hand and academic performance on the other of first year students at risk with dyslexia.

Method: This descriptive researh used correlational technique. Three questionaires were used : 1) Identifying Adult and Students With Dyslexia 2 ) Barksdale Self Esteen Index ( SEI) and 3) Multiple Intelligence Development Assessment Series ( MIDAS)  with  a coefficient realiability of .77  ,  .92 and .91 which were validated by researcher among first year students at Gingoog City Comprehensive National High School ( GCCNHS ) Gingoog City, Philippines  in both Revised Basic Education Curriculum ( RBEC) and in Special Program in the Arts ( SPA ). The said instruments also had their validity coefficient of .0429, 0.91 and .2827. This study was anchored on the theory that academic performance is dependent on the self esteem and multiple intelligences of students.

Results: Conducted at GCCNHS , Gingoog City, the study had 29 first year high school respondents. The statistical treatment used were frequency, mean, standard deviation and multiple regression. The findings showed that mild dyslexia exists in first year students. The said students had low self esteem and each of the respondents possessed different intelligences although at low stage, however, none of them had linguistic intelligence.

Academic general average grades of these learners were low. Self esteem and multiple intelligences did not significantly affect the academic performance of first year high school students at risk with dyslexia.


Thesis Keywords/Search Tags:
Dyslexia, Multiple Intelligences, Self Esteem

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Submission Details: Thesis Abstract submitted by Susan Tan Aparejo from Philippines on 01-Mar-2011 15:59.
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