CORRELATION BETWEEN ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AND MOTIVATION AMONG NURSING STUDENTS AT PRIVATE NURSING INSTITUTE OF KARACHI PAKISTAN

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Maryam Ali Khalaf Al Tamimi
Javed Iqbal
Sayed Abdullah
Afsha Bibi
Amir Sultan
Dr Maliha B.Thapur
Dr Yumna Jamil
Dr Maham Bilal
Nasir Ali
Shair Mohammad Hazara
Umema Mumtaz, DPT
Zaitoon Khan BS Biotechology

Keywords

Correlation, Academic Engagement, Motivation, Nursing Students

Abstract

Background: Academic motivation and engagement influence student learning outcomes and experiences.


Objectives: This study's purpose is to explore the correlation between academic engagement and motivation among nursing students at a private nursing institute in Karachi, Pakistan.


Methodology: This study used a descriptive cross-sectional analytical study among nursing students. A convenient sampling strategy was used to choose 162 individuals. Participants were given two adopted  questionnaires to fill out to collect data.


Results: The study found that the mean score of academic engagement was 70.57, and the total score was 98. Regarding motivation, the average score is about 146.32, with a total score of 198. This study also found a positive correlation between academic engagement and motivation, with a significance value 0.000. Moreover, findings revealed no significant associations between academic engagement and motivation with demographic variables such as age, academic Year, religion, cast, and gender.


Practical Implication: This study's practical implications lie in guiding educators to emphasize student motivation for enhanced engagement, leading to improved learning outcomes. It suggests that tailored strategies targeting motivation can benefit all students, regardless of demographics. This insight supports informed decisions on resource allocation and policy development, fostering a more effective and engaging learning environment for nursing students.

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