University of Oulu

Balogun, Oluwafemi Samson & Moshin, Mazhar & Olaleye, Sunday Adewale (2020) The strength of agreement of students’ academic performances as a counseling guide for the university prospective admission seekers. In: Proceedings of 35th IBIMA Conference, 1-2 April, 2020, Seville, Spain, (pp.11935-11945), International business information management association.

The strength of agreement of students’ academic performances as a counseling guide for the university prospective admission seekers

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Author: Balogun, Oluwafemi Samson1; Moshin, Mazhar1; Olaleye, Sunday Adewale2
Organizations: 1School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
2Department of Marketing, Management and International Business, Oulu Business School, Erikki- Koiso-Kanttilan, Oulu 90570, Finland
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.2 MB)
Persistent link: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2020091469448
Language: English
Published: International business information management association, 2020
Publish Date: 2020-09-14
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Abstract

This research examines the strength of agreement of students’ academic performances for their first and graduating year in the University using Cohen’s kappa. Academic records of 710 students which consist of students Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for their first and graduating year. This paper is to examine the final academic performances of students in the University based on specific information regarding their academic performances during their first year at the University. This study reveals that a strong agreement exists between the students’ first and graduating year academic performance in their result. This work will serve as a useful counseling guide to prospective admission seekers and all stakeholders at enhancing students’ academic performances in the University system. This study is divided into five sections: introduction, literature, methodology, discussion while the study limitation and future study forms the part of the conclusion.

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ISBN Print: 978-0-9998551-4-0
Pages: 11935 - 11945
Host publication: Proceedings of 35th IBIMA Conference, 1-2 April, 2020, Seville, Spain
Conference: International Business Information Management Association Conference (IBIMA
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 516 Educational sciences
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