Effects of Electronic Gadgets in the Academic Perfomance of Senior High School Students

23 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2021

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Lowie Borlado Balbaguio

DepEd-Ardemil National High School, Ardemil, Sara, Iloilo, Philippines

Kenneth Ron Articulo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Mary May Bantillo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Noli John Magabolo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Ella Borres

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Marlon Capuslanan

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Renaleen Jabagat

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Jerson M. Panes

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Mary Rose Panes

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Vincent Ian B. Muyco

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Date Written: November 24, 2020

Abstract

Technology has played a vital role in educational innovations, providing both teachers and learners options and flexibility in their teaching and learning practice. This descriptive research was designed to find out the effect of electronic gadgets on the academic performance of senior high school (SHS) learners, study habit and level of proficiency in the use of electronic gadgets. This was conducted at four small implementers of SHS in the municipality of Sara, Iloilo. Eighty (80) randomly selected SHS responded on questionnaire-checklist. Mean, Pearson-r and t-test were used to analyze data. Results of the study showed that the effect of electronic gadgets on academic performance of SHS learners was very effective, level of proficiency on use of electronic gadgets was highly proficient, study habit of SHS learners was very good. There were no significant differences in effect of electronic gadgets on the academic performance, level of proficiency on the use of electronic gadgets and study habit of SHS. There was no significant relationships between the effect of electronic gadgets, level of proficiency in the use of electronic gadgets and study habit on the academic performance. Learners are aware on effects, yet responsive and educated about ill effects of gadgets. Educational use of gadgets develops a foundation of good/strong/progressive and effective citizens in the future. Electronic gadgets are beneficial in the schools. Therefore, the principals/school heads should allow learners and teachers use gadgets in class. However, constant reminder should be instigated in the various negative effects of these gadgets.

Keywords: Academic Performance, Educational Innovations, Electronic Gadgets, Senior High School Learners, Study Habit, Teaching and Learning Practice

JEL Classification: I21, I26, I30

Suggested Citation

Balbaguio, Lowie Borlado and Articulo, Kenneth Ron and Bantillo, Mary May and Magabolo, Noli John and Borres, Ella and Capuslanan, Marlon and Jabagat, Renaleen and Panes, Jerson M. and Panes, Mary Rose and Muyco, Vincent Ian B., Effects of Electronic Gadgets in the Academic Perfomance of Senior High School Students (November 24, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3736606 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3736606

Lowie Borlado Balbaguio (Contact Author)

DepEd-Ardemil National High School, Ardemil, Sara, Iloilo, Philippines ( email )

Brgy. Ardemil
Sara, Iloilo, Philippines
Iloilo City, Iloilo 5014
Philippines

Kenneth Ron Articulo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Mary May Bantillo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Noli John Magabolo

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Ella Borres

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Marlon Capuslanan

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Renaleen Jabagat

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Jerson M. Panes

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Mary Rose Panes

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

Vincent Ian B. Muyco

Ardemil National High School, Department of Education

Philippines

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