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sohrabi Z, ghovati F, mirhosseini F, hosseini F. The relationship between achievement motivation and time management and academic achievement Undergraduate Medical University of Medical Sciences. RJMS. 2016; 23 (150) :35-45
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4176-en.html
MSc of medical education Iran University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Since the purpose of admission to the university's success and academic achievement (1).

Factors affecting academic achievement, is one of the important issues considered by researchers. Time management and the effective use of time, in today's world and developing necessary improvements (2).

With regard to the motivation makes mobility and planning while still in school, so the study of the relationship between academic achievement and academic success of students with undergraduate School of Allied Medical Sciences, Iran was determined to.

Methods: This cross sectional study. Iran University of Medical undergraduate students except freshmen that their number was 341 students were enrolled. Data from demographic and Time Management Questionnaire (Britton and Tesser) and academic achievement (Herman) was used to direct distribution method.

In the first study to examine the content validity of the questionnaire to quantitatively using content validity and content validity index was relative factor. After collecting data using Microsoft Excel and Spss software and benefit from descriptive statistics and analysis (Spearman correlation coefficient and regression), were analyzed.

Results: Results show the mean and standard deviation of  22.69±5.786 years is the age of the students.The majority of students (66.3%) were female (82.6%), single (73.3%) in baccalaureate, (27.1%) and radiology (37.5%) and fourth semester students in the school and the average and standard deviation of 16.92±1.188, and most (68.4%) lived as non-dormitory.The mean rating of academic achievement among students in general are 84.3±8.3 . Mean ± SD of 46.2±7.0  points is time management.

Conclusions: The findings of this study showed that between time management and academic achievement is a significant relationship with achievement. As can be based on academic achievement, academic success and predicted, boosting investment in education and achievement motivation among the students, can be effective in academic achievement.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: medical education

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