A Comparison of Backgrounds and Habits between Normal Status and Academic Probation’s Undergraduate Students, Thaksin University

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The purpose of this research was to compare the backgrounds and habits between the normal status and academic probation’s undergraduate students, Thaksin University. Samples used to study were 599 undergraduate students of Thaksin University who enrolled in the first semester of academic year 2015 which obtained by stratified sampling method. The data were collected by using a questionnaire with the reliability between 0.518 – 0.972. The statistics used in data analysis was frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and t-test. The result showed that, the students on probation status had grade point average in high school, time spent in homework/lesson, the scores on study habits, faith their potential, achievement motivation, lecturer, teaching behavior, classroom climate, and educational institution less than the students on normal status. However, there were a number of family members who had completed a bachelor's degree or higher, revenue and expenses higher than the students with normal status at the significant level. 05.

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