Students' Commitment, Engagement and Locus of Control as Predictor of Academic Achievement at Higher Education Level

  • Muhammad Sarwar University of Sargodha
  • Ghulam Muhammad Ashrafi
Keywords: students, commitment, students' engagement, academic locus of control, academic achievement, higher education

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze Students Commitment, Engagement and Locus of Control as predictors of Academic Achievement at Higher Education Level. We used analytical model and conclusive research approach to conduct study and survey method for data collection. We selected 369 students using multistage sampling technique from three public sector general universities of the Punjab (Pakistan). We found 315 responses fit for data analysis. The researchers used three instruments namely Students Commitment Scale, Students Engagement Scale and Academic Locus of Control Scale for data collection through personal visits of the sampled universities. The researchers found significant impact of students commitment, students engagement and locus of control on academic achievement.