A Correlation Study of Parental Involvement and Islamic Education’s Achievment Among SMKA Students in Kuala Terengganu Malaysia

Ubale, Adamu Zakiyu and Abubakar, Tahir Abdulrahman and Abdullah, Abdul Hakim (2015) A Correlation Study of Parental Involvement and Islamic Education’s Achievment Among SMKA Students in Kuala Terengganu Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 5 (10). pp. 30-44. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

Lack of parental involvement in learning Islamic Education leads to increase the rate of failure in the school and negatively affect the learning interest as well as motivation for children. Nowadays, most of the parents do not know the extent to which their involvement relate to Islamic education’s achievment. This study focus to determine the extent to which parental involvement relate to Islamic education’s performance and intrinsic motivation on learning Islamic Education. In carrying out this study, the researcher utilized quantitative approach; a correlation and survey type of descriptive research have been adopted. Two questionnaires were administered to a sample of 335 parents with their children attending the National Religious Secondary Schools known as SMKA in Kuala Terengganu. However, students’ scores of islamic education was used to analyse their performance. Pearson’s’ product-moment correlation coefficient was employed as a statistical tool for data analysis through using a statistical package for social science often known as (SPSS) version 19. The findings revealed the moderate positive correlation between parental involvement and Islamic Education’s performance r = 0.647, n =335, p= 0.000. P <.05”. It also showed a moderate positive correlation between parental involvement and intrinsic motivation in learning Islamic Education r = 0.656, n = 335, p = 0.000. P <.05”. This study provides the recommendations that schools should put some effort to plan tirelessly, so as to reinforce their commitment and improve their association with parents as they are the co-partners in the achievement of Islamic Education. The study will benefit parents, children, school as well as an entire community in general.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: parents, parental involvement, learning achievement, Islamic Education, SMKA
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Depositing User: AP Dr. Abdul Hakim Abdullah
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2015 03:49
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2015 03:49
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/3957

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